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Title: Methane production from landfills. An introduction

Abstract

The physical and chemical processes involved in landfill decomposition and how they affect the generation of methane are discussed. Various gas recovery systems are reviewed. Currently, there are eight landfill gas recovery systems operating in the United States and numerous projects are in the planning, design or construction stages. Although there are still several aspects of the technology that could be improved, the recovery of landfill gas appears to be sufficiently well developed for widespread implementation. (Refs. 24).

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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5211185
Resource Type:
Conference
Journal Name:
ACS Symp. Ser.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 144; Conference: ACS/CSJ Chemical Congress, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2 Apr 1979
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
03 NATURAL GAS; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; METHANE; RECOVERY; SANITARY LANDFILLS; ENERGY RECOVERY; ANAEROBIC DIGESTION; BIOCHEMISTRY; RESOURCE RECOVERY FACILITIES; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; USA; ALKANES; BIOCONVERSION; CHEMISTRY; DIGESTION; ENERGY FACILITIES; HYDROCARBONS; INDUSTRIAL PLANTS; MANAGEMENT; NORTH AMERICA; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; PROCESSING; WASTE DISPOSAL; WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTE PROCESSING; WASTE PROCESSING PLANTS; 030900* - Natural Gas- Artificial Stimulation, Plowshare- (-1989); 320604 - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization- Municipalities & Community Systems- Municipal Waste Management- (1980-)

Citation Formats

Daley, E J, Wright, I J, and Spitzka, R E. Methane production from landfills. An introduction. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Daley, E J, Wright, I J, & Spitzka, R E. Methane production from landfills. An introduction. United States.
Daley, E J, Wright, I J, and Spitzka, R E. Thu . "Methane production from landfills. An introduction". United States.
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abstractNote = {The physical and chemical processes involved in landfill decomposition and how they affect the generation of methane are discussed. Various gas recovery systems are reviewed. Currently, there are eight landfill gas recovery systems operating in the United States and numerous projects are in the planning, design or construction stages. Although there are still several aspects of the technology that could be improved, the recovery of landfill gas appears to be sufficiently well developed for widespread implementation. (Refs. 24).},
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