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Archive for October, 2016

31 October 2016

Spray applied membranes – tips for effective use in landfill/brownfields redevelopment

Spray-applied membranes are typically the gas membrane barrier of choice to prevent vapor intrusion into buildings during landfill/brownfields redevelopment because they are so easy to apply around penetrations. But I have learned from experience (the school of hard knocks) that there are some real world pitfalls of using spray-applied membranes and achieving an effective methane…

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Categories: Air Quality, Biogas and Landfill Gas, Environmental Planning & Compliance, Landfill Engineering and Design, Solid Waste
Posted By Joseph Nemesh, PE at 12:46 PM  |  No Comments on Spray applied membranes – tips for effective use in landfill/brownfields redevelopment

17 October 2016

Hydrogen sulfide emissions: a stinky situation

Odor at landfills is a perennial topic of discussion, and odors coming from hydrogen sulfide (H2S) emissions is a particularly sensitive subject for landfill owners, neighbors and regulators. New Jersey has recently taken quite a proactive stand on the issue and I thought others might be interested in the topic. Where do landfill odors come…

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Categories: Air Quality, Biogas and Landfill Gas, Environmental Planning & Compliance, Landfill Engineering and Design, Solid Waste
Posted By Tiffany Medley, PhD at 1:05 PM  |  2 Comments on Hydrogen sulfide emissions: a stinky situation