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Archive for July, 2014

23 July 2014

Unique public-private partnership solves thorny formaldehyde compliance issue

Many Wisconsin landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) facilities use reciprocating internal combustion engines. I’ve been getting construction permits for these units for more than a decade and always found it to be a very straightforward process. That happy scenario came to a halt in 2009 when Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) began requiring permit applicants to…

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Categories: Air Quality, Biogas and Landfill Gas, Environmental Planning & Compliance
Posted By Ray Ramos at 11:30 AM  |  No Comments on Unique public-private partnership solves thorny formaldehyde compliance issue

9 July 2014

Getting a handle on landfill leachate

Leachate management is one of, if not the most significant long-term, recurring cost for landfill care. It accounts for up to 20 to 30 percent of the O&M expenses in regions with temperate climates. What’s more, leachate management continues well into most landfills’ post-closure period and will remain subject to evolving regulatory requirements. While it’s…

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Categories: Landfill Engineering and Design, Operations and Maintenance, Solid Waste
Posted By Arie Kremen, PhD at 2:23 PM  |  No Comments on Getting a handle on landfill leachate