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Determination of landfill gas composition and pollutant emission rates at Fresh Kills landfill

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2 in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landfill gases -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • Sanitary landfills -- Environmental aspects -- New York (State) -- New York.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Radian Corporation.
    ContributionsRadian Corporation., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Region II.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17697095M


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RCN DCN DETERMINATION OF LANDFILL GAS COMPOSITION AND POLLUTANT EMISSION RATES AT FRESH KILLS LANDFILL Revised Final Report EPA Contract No. D Work Assignment Work Assignment Manager: Ms. Carol Bellizzi Air Programs Branch (2 AWM-AP) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency/Region New York, New York.

RCN DCN DETERMINATION OF LANDFILL GAS COMPOSITION AND POLLUTANT EMISSION RATES AT FRESH KILLS LANDFILL Revised Final Report Volume n - Appendices EPA Contract No. D Work Assignment U.S. EPA Region II Library Broadway, 16th Fi. Get this from a library. Determination of landfill gas composition and pollutant emission rates at Fresh Kills landfill: revised final report.

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Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2 New York, N.Y Australian/Harvard Citation. Radian Corporation. & United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Region II. Over separate landfill gas samples were collected from emission sources at the Fresh Kills landfill in New York City and analyzed for approximately different analytes.

The average total NMOC value for the landfill was ppmv (as hexane) versus the regulatory default value of ppmv (as hexane).Cited by:   Radian Corporation, Determination of landfill gas composition and pollutant emissions rates at Fresh Kills landfill, USEPA Project Report No.

EPAR Cited by: Landfill gas generation rates are not the same as gas emission rates. Landfill gas generation refers to methane generated by anaerobic microorganisms acting on organic material in the waste of the landfill. Landfill gas emissions refer to, in this case, methane escaping. (Tuscany Region, Italy) [9].

According to Table 2, CH4 emission rates at “Fano” landfill varied on the whole from to about 3, g m-2 dA possible range for landfill CH4 emissions from to >4, g m-2 d-1 is reported in [13].

The CV (Coefficient of Variation) values in. on the effectiveness of landfill cover material, landfill gas collection system operation and the location of of emitted LFG depends on the waste composition, moisture content of waste, the landfill degradation state, variations in emissions that make it difficult to estimate emission rates from facilities (Maurice, and Lagerkist,   a landfill gas capture system has not operated at the landfill for at least three years before an application for the project as an eligible offsets project is made.

Upgrade projects are those that upgrade an existing and operating landfill gas collection system to increase the collection efficiency of. (1) Determination of landfill gas composition and pollutant emission rates at Fresh Kills landfill book H, Libby WF; Atmos Environ 9: () (2) Linak WP et al; JAPCA () (3) USEPA; Determination of Landfill Gas composition and Pollutant Emission Rates at Fresh Kills.

Landfill gas is a complex mix of different gases created by the action of microorganisms within a ll gas is approximately forty to sixty percent methane, with the remainder being mostly carbon amounts of other volatile organic compounds (VOCs) comprise the. The inputs that are described in this report are used in EPA’s Landfill Gas Emission Model (LandGEM) for developing inputs for state, regional, and national emission inventories.

composition data and, in some cases, emissions data on LFG combustion by-products. The document "Compilation of Air Pollutant Emission Factors" (AP) has.

landfill gas means gas generated from anaerobic decomposition of biological material at a landfill. landfill gas collection system means a system to collect and combust landfill gas.

landfill Determination of landfill gas composition and pollutant emission rates at Fresh Kills landfill book project has the meaning given by subsection 7(2).

monitoring and control system ¸ for a flare, means a system that consists of. In order to evaluate GHG emissions from landfills, LFG generation and composition, collection efficiency, and oxidation factor need to be investigated.

These parameters are evaluated in Sections Landfill gas generation and CH, Landfill gas collection, Landfill gas oxidation. Download: Cited by: UK EPA,"Guidance on the management of landfill gas", doc.

LFTGN03, Environment Agency, Bristol UK EPA,"Guidance for monitoring landfill gas surface emission", doc LFTGN 7. Collection of landfill gas (section ) The emission of landfill gas to the atmosphere is a local environmental issue due to the presence of odorous and toxic compounds and a global environmental issue due to the presence of methane (and, to a lesser extent, those trace gases which also contribute to global climate change).File Size: KB.

Landfill disposal of solid waste is one of the largest sources of methane emissions. Analysis of gas collection systems at more than US landfill sites Cited by: Measurement of odor threshold by triangle odor bag method. Odor Meas. Rev. e NSCEP, Determination of Landfill Gas Composition and Pollutant Emission Rates at Fresh Kills Landfill, vol.

One of the major factors, contributing to the emission of greenhouse gases in the environment is generation of pollutant gases in municipal landfills. As for the design and building of a gas collecting system, it is necessary to properly estimate the amount and type of the landfill emissions.

By means of LandGEM model, this study predicts the amount and type of the landfill gases, produced for Cited by: 3. EPA’s Prior Determinations That Landfill Gas is Not a Solid Waste SinceEPA has determined under RCRA that landfill gas would be regulated as an “air pollutant”, rather than as “solid waste” In that regard, the regulation of MSW.

landfill emissions was considered during deliberations under a RCRA subtitle D Size: KB. Figure Production phases of typical landfill gas. Top of Page.

What conditions affect landfill gas production. The rate and volume of landfill gas produced at a specific site depend on the characteristics of the waste (e.g., composition and age of the refuse) and a number of environmental factors (e.g., the presence of oxygen in the landfill, moisture content, and temperature).

A landfill can meet the RACT requirement through methods other than same -day burial. However, this would involve the submittal of a formal RACT determination and review by the Division on a case -by - case basis. Air Pollutant Emission Notice (APEN): Separate APENs will not be required to account for emissions from PCS at landfills.

rate of gas emission. And Fig. 2 shown above is the landfill gas emissions in the unit of concentrationas methane, carbon dioxide, oxygen and nitrogen [3]. Fig. Comparison methods of gas emission. As descraibed above, two regions has different tendency of landfill gas.

Publications Related to Landfill Gas Energy. The following publications were developed by LMOP to provide pertinent information to interested stakeholders about the program, landfill gas (LFG) energy projects, and the use of LFG in boilers.

You may need a PDF. The EPA today released final standards for new and modified municipal solid waste landfills and emission guidelines for existing landfills.

Under the final rules, new, modified and existing landfills will begin capturing and controlling landfill gas emissions at levels that are one-third lower than current requirements, updating year-old standards for existing landfills.

The Landfill Gas Emissions Model (LandGEM) is an automated estimation tool with a Microsoft Excel interface that can be used to estimate emission rates for total landfill gas, methane, carbon dioxide, nonmethane organic compounds, and individual air pollutants from municipal solid waste landfills.

This guide provides step-by-step guidance for using. Report on an internship with Radian Corporation in Oak Ridge, Determination of landfill gas composition and pollutant emission rates at Fresh Kills landfill: revised final report (Book.

Management of Low Levels of Landfill Gas 1 1. InTROduCTIOn baCkGROund Landfill gas is generally required to be managed by utilisation or flaring. However, where landfill gas levels are low, it may not be possible to sustain continuous flaring to 1,ºC using the standard type of flare employed at landfills.

Standard flaresFile Size: 1MB. Environment AgencyGuidance for monitoring landfill gas engine emissions 3 Contents Executive summary 1 1 Setting the scene 5 Structure of this document 5 Landfill gas - the issues 5 Landfill gas composition and energy recovery plant 6 Landfill gas combustion 7 Landfill gas utilisation 8 2 Landfill gas engines 9 File Size: KB.

Science Report – Control of landfill gas containing low concentrations of methane Contents 1 Landfill gas and methane 1 Production of landfill gas 1 The scale of the problem 2 Low calorific value landfill gas 3 Landfill gas composition 4 Biofilters 4 Combustion basics 5File Size: KB.

Waste-to-Energy Facilities and the Vancouver Landfill PREPARED FOR: Lynn Belanger, City of Vancouver Doreann Mayhew, City of Vancouver PREPARED BY: Naz Ritchie, / Chuck Smith, REVISION: Final DATE: March Executive Summary The main source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from landfills is the methane in landfill gas (LFG).File Size: KB.

REVIEW OF LANDFILL METHANE EMISSIONS MODELLING November Report No. /A.1 The total methane combusted in in the UK has been calculated as 1, tonnes. This is comprised of the following components: The quantum of methane utilised in landfill gas engines is calculated be 1, tonnes for The quantum of methane that is flared from File Size: 2MB.

Verify that landfill gas sample contains less than 20 percent N 2 or 5 percent O 2 Ensures that ambient air was not drawn into the landfill gas sample. NMOC analyzer initial and daily performance checks Ensures precision of analytical results Audit Sample Analyses Evaluate analytical technique and instrument calibrationFile Size: 73KB.

to mitigate the residue methane emission in landfill to the atmosphere. Keywords: greenhouse effects, methane emission, landfill cover, methane reduction. Introduction Methane (CH4) is a greenhouse gas that can remain persistently in the atmosphere for approximately Size: KB. Landfill Gas Investigation and Characterization Study This report presents the findings of a study conducted for the City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department (City) by the engineering firms of Daniel B.

Stephens & Associates, Inc. and SCS Engineers (study. Hydrogen sulfide (H 2S) gas can be emitted from both construction and demolition (C&D) debris and municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills. H2S emissions may be problematic at a landfill as they can cause odor, impact surrounding communities, cause wear or damage to landfill gas (LFG) collection and energyFile Size: KB.

- The TOG factor is based on an average 40% methane content in the raw gas. - The ROG factor is based on the EPA AP assumption of ppmv NMHC as hexane in the raw gas.

- Individual pollutant factors are estimated us ing AP Section raw gas speciation (9/97). POLLUTANT District Emission Factor EPA REFERENCE EPA (UNITS) COMMENTS (ppmv. This document provides guidance to Superfund remedial project managers, on scene coordinators, facility owners, and potentially responsible parties for conducting an air pathway analysis for landfill gas (LFG) emissions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

3-D data interpretation presentation pdf colors are typically used for different layers or zones) Pdf, the standard practice for LFG control is to install gas extraction wells or gas collectors, based on information obtained from grid walk monitoring of gas seepage from the landfill surface and from probes installed at widely spaced intervals around the landfill perimeter.Determination of Landfill Gas Composition and Pollutant Emission Rates at Fresh Kills Landfill, Vol.

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