landfill gas collection system News

  • NEW JERSEY landfill owners agree to comply with clean air act ; new landfill system maximizes gas collection for potential energy recovery (NJ)

    The second of two agreements to resolve longstanding problems with landfill gas emissions and their negative impacts on air quality at the Middlesex County and Edgeboro landfills in New Jersey has been reached to bring them into compliance with the Clean Air Act, the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. The two settlements together resolve all outstanding ...

  • Closure Turf™ Provides Landfills with a More Efficient and Cost Effective Gas Collection and Control System

    With the increased demand for better odor control as well as the need to capture the highest quality gas for green energy, landfill operators find themselves devoting more time and money to their sites’ Gas Collection and Control Systems (GCCS). Increasingly, national and regional operators are turning to a new product, Closure Turf™, for a ...


  • Desulphurization unit for landfill gas commissioned

    By the end of 2016 Colsen received the order to realize an installation for the desulphurization of landfill gas from Afvalverwerking Vink in Barneveld (The Netherlands). The amount of landfill gas (ca. 1.000 m³/hr) and the concentration of H₂S (circa 5.500 ppm) required the design and construction of the largest single BIDOX unit within the program of Colsen. The BIDOX reactor has a ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • Hofstetter provides Jeddah`s landfill gas collection and flaring project under the Clean Development Mechanism

    The Jeddah Old Landfill Gas Capture Project is a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Project generating Certified Emissions Reductions (commonly referred to as carbon credits CER's) which will be traded in Industrialised Countries during the 10 year crediting period. The investor Jeddah Development & Urban Regeneration Co. JDURC sees the advantages of the CDM Project in stopping Greenhouse ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • First Hofstetter gas system in Indonesia for the Bantar Gebang landfill site, Jakarta

    Generating energy from landfill gas represents an important step for Indonesia in its quest to reduce its shortage of electricity by using existing and renewable sources of energy. This year, landfill site operator Navigat Organic Energy is building a complete degassing system for collecting gas at the existing landfill site in Bantar Gebang. Hofstetter was awarded the order to supply the key ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Power Generation from Landfill Gas – Art or Science?

    The practice of landfill gas generation to produce renewable energy is one that has developed over many years, particularly in the UK and North America. It is evolving worldwide at an increasing pace, spurred by an increasing need for cleaner, cheaper energy and carbon reduction policy and regulations, such as the ...


    By ENER-G

  • Impacts from Latest EPA Proposals to Reduce Landfill Gas Emissions

    The Environmental Protection Agency recently issued proposals designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that would require more than 100 municipal solid waste landfills to install systems to collect and control landfill gas. While the EPA seems confident in the positive environmental benefits of the new standards, it has comparatively little to say about the economic impacts on landfill ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • ENER-G demonstrates proven landfill gas generation solutions at Wastecon 2012

    ENER-G and its sister company Biogas Technology have been global leaders in landfill gas capture and utilisation for the past two decades, bringing major environmental and financial benefits.  ENER-G operates in excess of 120MW  of landfill gas generation across the globe, providing green power for homes and industry, supplying businesses such as Nissan, which is powering automotive ...


    By ENER-G

  • Waste management first In Ottawa - natural gas waste collection vehicles

    Residents of Ottawa can look forward to a cleaner and quieter city when Waste Management (NYSE:WM) introduces 25 new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuelled trucks to collect waste and recycling in 2012. The purchase is the result of being awarded a collection district ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • IFAT CHINA 2008 – Exploiting the energy potential of landfill gas

    No. 06/e March 2008 IFAT CHINA 2008 – Exploiting the energy potential of landfill gas The gases arising in decomposition processes in landfill sites contribute to the greenhouse effect and also present a substantial health hazard. On the other hand they are often rich in methane and therefore a potential energy source. In China there is still considerable potential for generating electricity and ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • Landfill gas quality SMS alerts on Cory Environmental site

    Cory Environmental wanted ‘smart’ gas monitoring for times when the site is not manned to avoid weekend and overnight staffing or lone working. Cory now has a system to monitor landfill gas concentrations and pressure continuously and send SMS alert messages. Cory Environmental took over the Hafod Quarry and Landfill in Wrexham, a mature landfill site, in 2008 and carefully ...


    By Geotech

  • Gadgets dumped in landfills unleash toxins

    Old computers, cell phones and TVs shoved aside by more glamorous gadgets that are incessantly updated -- iPhones, game systems and flat-screens -- have unleashed a growing tide of unwanted electronics. But these e-waste castoffs contain toxins, among them lead, mercury and arsenic. They can poison groundwater or pollute the air when products are ...


  • GE’s Gas Engines Driving Major Expansion of Landfill Gas-to-Energy Plant in Chile

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that six of its Jenbacher specialty gas engines will be installed at ...


    By General Electric

  • EPA Reaches Legal Settlement with Operators of Arecibo Landfill to Reduce Waste and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a legal settlement with Landfill Technologies of Arecibo, the municipality of Arecibo and the Puerto Rico Land Authority to settle alleged violations of the Clean Air Act. As part of the settlement, the landfill’s owners and operators have agreed to make numerous upgrades to the landfill that will protect the health of area residents ...

  • Municipality of Isabela Agrees to Environmental Improvements at Landfill

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Municipality of Isabela, Puerto Rico, have reached a legal agreement that will result in upgrades at the Isabela Municipal Solid Waste Landfill, and a plan to permanently close the landfill by June 2020. Isabela will also implement a recycling and composting program. “This legal agreement will improve the operation and ensure the proper ...

  • Atlanta-based ClosureTurf™ Helps Landfills Go Green

    The solid waste industry has “gone green.” Facing increased regulations, tighter budgets and community pressure, landfills are looking to reduce their environmental impact. One opportunity is through the use of ClosureTurf™, a ground-breaking closure system that has helped many landfills increase long term performance while simultaneously ...


  • New tool to assess the environmental impact of landfill sites

    A fast and reliable method to measure the environmental impact of landfill sites has been developed by researchers. Analysis of the chemical composition of gas emissions and water leaching from sites provides a detailed picture of the extent of environmental pollution around landfill sites. Such monitoring is essential in order to manage risks to human health and natural resources. Despite the ...

  • Landfill could be one of last to tap methane for power

    When most Californians think about the source of renewable energy flowing into their homes, they picture wind turbines and solar panels - not garbage. The little-known source of electricity has fed California's power grid for decades, but a groundbreaking Thursday for yet another trash-driven power project at a massive Orange County landfill could be one of the last on the books. With the ...


    By Associated Press

  • ENER-G powers green Nissan car production in Mexico landfill gas capture project

    • First Mexican municipality to generate clean energy captured from  landfill. •  £4.4 million investment by the ENER-G group. •  Renewable energy from landfill used to  manufacture Nissan vehicles. •  Project will help Mexico deliver on binding emissions reduction targets and renewable energy generation targets of its new ...


    By ENER-G

  • Municipality of Lajas Agrees to Environmental Improvements at Landfill

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Municipality of Lajas, Puerto Rico, have reached a legal agreement that will result in numerous upgrades at the Lajas Landfill, and a plan to permanently close the landfill by July 2017. Lajas will also implement a recycling and composting program. “This agreement sets the Municipality of Lajas on the right course— more material will be ...

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