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Title: Methane from landfills

Abstract

Methane recovered from municipal solid waste landfills could result in gas supplies sufficient to provide between a half and two million households with gas by 1990. Union Gas of Brooklyn has been investigating the recovery of methane from landfill, sludge, and treatment gas. A facility will be constructed at Fresh Kills, Staten Island to extract landfill gas and upgrade it to pipeline quality for injection into the utility system. Landfill gas is produced by anaerobic decomposition, and must be tested at each site. The Methane Development Corporation was created in March 1981. It has shown that extraction of methane is economically and technically feasible.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
The Brooklyn Union Gas Co.
OSTI Identifier:
5392274
Report Number(s):
CONF-820217-
Journal ID: CODEN: ENTED
Resource Type:
Conference
Journal Name:
Energy Technol. (Wash., D.C.); (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 9; Conference: 9. energy technology conference, Washington, DC, USA, 16 Feb 1982
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; 10 SYNTHETIC FUELS; METHANE; RECOVERY; USES; NEW YORK; SANITARY LANDFILLS; GAS YIELDS; ANAEROBIC DIGESTION; ECONOMIC ANALYSIS; FEASIBILITY STUDIES; GAS UTILITIES; MUNICIPAL WASTES; ALKANES; BIOCONVERSION; DIGESTION; ECONOMICS; FEDERAL REGION II; HYDROCARBONS; MANAGEMENT; NORTH AMERICA; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; PROCESSING; PUBLIC UTILITIES; USA; WASTE DISPOSAL; WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTE PROCESSING; WASTES; YIELDS; 090122* - Hydrocarbon Fuels- Preparation from Wastes or Biomass- (1976-1989); 090600 - Gaseous Waste Fuels- (-1989)

Citation Formats

Catell, R B. Methane from landfills. United States: N. p., 1982. Web.
Catell, R B. Methane from landfills. United States.
Catell, R B. Tue . "Methane from landfills". United States.
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abstractNote = {Methane recovered from municipal solid waste landfills could result in gas supplies sufficient to provide between a half and two million households with gas by 1990. Union Gas of Brooklyn has been investigating the recovery of methane from landfill, sludge, and treatment gas. A facility will be constructed at Fresh Kills, Staten Island to extract landfill gas and upgrade it to pipeline quality for injection into the utility system. Landfill gas is produced by anaerobic decomposition, and must be tested at each site. The Methane Development Corporation was created in March 1981. It has shown that extraction of methane is economically and technically feasible.},
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journal = {Energy Technol. (Wash., D.C.); (United States)},
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volume = 9,
place = {United States},
year = {1982},
month = {6}
}

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