Colerain Township

The Southwest Ohio Air Agency monitors the air quality in Colerain Township in the areas surrounding Rumpke Sanitary Landfill.

Odors from Rumpke Sanitary Landfill may be caused by gas, garbage, or a combination. The Agency, along with Ohio EPA, U.S. EPA, Hamilton County Public Health and Colerain Township are working together to protect human health and prevent odor issues. (Read more)

The Agency uses various equipment to obtain instantaneous and 24-hour results for several pollutants of concern in Colerain Township. The Agency continues to perform routine air sampling around the landfill. Based on an ongoing review of the air emission data collected to date, there is no immediate short-term or long-term health threat from the contaminants being measured.

To find more information about landfill gas, please visit the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)’s compendium of landfill gas information