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  • Streamlining Landfill Environmental Monitoring

    The Eurofins Field Services Groundwater team conducts compliance monitoring on behalf of various Victorian Landfill operators. New analytical results from the Eurofins lab and secondary labs were combined into spreadsheets containing ongoing and historical data on behalf of the landfill operators. This was a time consuming, labour intensive process. Uncontrolled, 'hand-me-down' spreadsheets can ...

  • Landfill Gas to Cash

    Assessing the value of landfill gas and advising on its optimum use is one of the specialist services of landfill experts, Coventry-based, Automatic Flare Systems (AFS).   AFS uses its mobile flare skid for landfill gas pumping trials to analyse the quantity and composition of landfill gas. Mounted on the skid is a Geotech GA3000 static gas analyser. It monitors the untreated ...


    By Geotech

  • The Latest in Landfill Training

    The Chartered Institution of Waste Management and the Environmental Services Association will bring you four landfill training courses in the coming months. So if you or anyone within your company needs training in Leachate, Geology or Landfill Gas Management then we have the course for you. ...

  • Republic Services Opens New Landfill And Transfer Station

    Leading environmental services company Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) today dedicated a state-of-the-art landfill and transfer station in Texas to meet the Rio Grande Valley's waste needs for the next 100 years. The new La Gloria landfill is a highly-engineered facility and was designed as a safe, environmentally ...


    By Republic Services, Inc.

  • Nevada landfill operator agrees to US$36m plan to close landfill site

    Republic Services of Southern Nevada, the current operator of the Sunrise Mountain Landfill located in Clark County, Nev., has agreed to construct and operate a comprehensive remedy for the site and to pay a US$1 million civil fine in order to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act, the Justice Department and US Environmental Protection Agency announced last week. The consent decree, ...

  • The latest technology in landfill gas analysis

    Part II A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 sets the minimum standard for contamination when land is redeveloped - as a minimum, sites must not qualify as contaminated land once they have been developed. The utilisation of brownfield sites therefore necessitates environmental investigation work, but Matthew Penfold from Geotechnical and Environmental Assessment Associates (GEA) says ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Missouri, St. Louis-Area Landfill Reach Agreement

    Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster's office and the owners of the Bridgeton Landfill reached an agreement Thursday on measures aimed at better controlling underground smoldering and reducing a strong odor that for months has troubled residents in a densely populated area of suburban St. Louis. The agreement with owner Republic Services ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA contains landfill fire on Pine Ridge reservation

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has contained and smothered a landfill fire on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southwest South Dakota. The landfill is located 13 miles south of Red Shirt along BIA Highway 41. When EPA responders arrived on site on June 12, the fire had burned approximately 80%, or five acres, of the landfill. EPA observed evidence of household hazardous waste, including ...

  • Smart TANA Landfill Compactor impresses in Poland

    A Polish landfill in Hryniewicze, owned by PUPH Lech Sp. z o.o from Bialystok, started to operate the landfill with a brand new TANA E320eco compactor. The Site Manager was very excited about the compactor’s ProTrack® system, which offers him exactly the tool he needs for monitoring the machine without having to drive to the field all the time like he had to do with their previous ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Two million man-hours on landfill gas analysis

    Portable landfill gas analysers from Leamington Spa are at work every day throughout the UK and around the world. Leading manufacture, Geotech has been making its current range since 2007 and previous ranges since the early 1990s, over twenty years ago. They are at work in their thousands in the UK, USA, Asia, Europe, and Africa; quite simply; in most countries. A calculation of the number in ...


    By Geotech

  • New Jersey clears landfill for Camden renewal

    A municipal landfill that has been out of operation for more than 35 years is being cleaned up by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. The cleanup paves the way for construction of a multimillion-dollar Salvation Army community center that is part of the renewal of the city of Camden, DEP Commissioner Lisa Jackson announced Tuesday. 'This truly is an exciting day and a ...

  • New landfill rules mean tougher line in UK

    Five months on since the new rules on landfilling waste came into force, the Environment Agency for England and Wales announced it expects the waste management industry, particularly landfill operators, to start taking a tougher line on the waste they accept from businesses for disposal. Liz Parkes, Head of Waste at the Environment Agency, said: 'We’ve been taking a sensible approach to enforcing ...

  • Geotech launches new portable landfill gas analyser

    The new Geotech GA5000 portable landfill gas analyser arrives in Jan 2012 with a colour-screen and a 3-year warranty. Up-to-the-minute as a new-generation analyser, the ...


    By Geotech

  • EPA Region 7 Comments on Republic Services` Intentions to Build Isolation Barrier at West Lake Landfill Superfund Site

    EPA Region 7 is welcoming a commitment by Republic Services, Inc., to construct an isolation barrier at the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo., Regional Administrator Karl Brooks said today. Although EPA has not yet seen the formal, detailed plans that will outline the construction of such a barrier, the Agency learned today that Republic Services has committed to the project. ...

  • EPA Region 7 Comments on Republic Services` Intentions to Build Isolation Barrier at West Lake Landfill Superfund Site

    EPA Region 7 is welcoming a commitment by Republic Services, Inc., to construct an isolation barrier at the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo., Regional Administrator Karl Brooks said today. Although EPA has not yet seen the formal, detailed plans that will outline the construction of such a barrier, the Agency learned today that Republic Services has committed to the project. ...

  • Major operations begin on $25 million construction at Sunrise Landfill

    Republic Services of Southern Nevada has begun large-scale construction work under oversight by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at Sunrise Landfill, a 440-acre closed municipal solid waste landfill, located three miles outside of Las Vegas city limits in Clark County. The $25 million construction project, expected to last through 2012, was awarded to Las Vegas Paving Company and will ...

  • 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

  • EPA approves plan for cleanup of US landfill superfund site

    Installations of a multi-layered engineered cover and a system of new monitoring wells are among a series of key remedial actions that will best serve to protect groundwater resources and human health at the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo., according to a plan formally approved by EPA. EPA's Record of Decision document on the West Lake Landfill site also includes public ...

  • EnviroSolutions, Inc. Announces New Methane Gas Capture Program for Landfills

    Before landfill regulations were implemented, there was no way for various levels of government to monitor waste disposal. Individuals and companies were dumping waste in non-designated areas with total disregard for safety or the environment. To add to the problem, the locations that were selected for dumping waste were landfills far from the boundaries of their own communities in order to ...


    By EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI)

  • 1-800-Recycling.com Takes a Closer Look at the World’s Landfills

    In an exclusive article featured on 1-800-Recycling.com, journalist Elizah Leigh takes a closer look at seven of the planet’s largest landfills and the pros, cons and challenges facing each. 1-800-Recycling.com is an interactive website dedicated to enhancing and democratizing the consumer recycling experience while making practical suggestions about green ...

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