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|Main Title||Emerging technologies for the management and utilization of landfill gas /|
|Author||Roe, Stephen M. ; Reisman, J. ; Strait, R. ; Doorn, M.|
|CORP Author||Pechan (E.H.) and Associates, Inc., Rancho Cordova, CA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air Pollution Prevention and Control Div.|
|Publisher||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Risk Management Research Laboratory,|
|Report Number||EPA/600/R-98/021; EPA-68-D3-0035|
|Subjects||Landfill gases--Environmental aspects. ; Environmental protection.|
|Additional Subjects||Refuse derived fuels ; Resource recovery facilities ; Methane ; Waste heat utilization ; Landfills ; Earth fills ; Methanol ; Carbon dioxide ; Gas recovery ; Fuel cells ; Energy sources ; Bioreactors ; Stirling engines ; Rankine cycle engines ; Technology innovation ; Greenhouse gases ; Air pollution abatement ; Landfill gases ; Pollution prevention|
|Collation||v, 57 pages ; 28 cm|
The report gives information on emerging technologies that are considered to be commercially available (Tier 1), currently undergoing research and development (Tier 2), or considered as potentially applicable (Tier 3), for the management of landfill gas (LFG) emissions or for the utilization of methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2) from LFG. The emerging technologies that are considered to be Tier 1 are: (1) phosphoric acid fuel cells, (2) processes for converting CH4 from LFG to compressed LFG for vehicle fuel or other fuel uses, and (3) use of LFG as a fuel source for leachate evaporation systems. The Tier 2 technologies covered in the report are: (1) operation of landfills as anaerobic bioreactors, (2) operation of landfills are aerobic bioreactors, (3) production of ethanol from LFG, (4) production of commercial CO2 from LFG, and (5) use of LFG to provide fuel for heat and CO2 enhancement in greenhouses. Tier 3 technologies, considered as potentially applicable for LFG. include Stirling and Organic Rankine Cycle engines.
"February 1998." "EPA-600/R-98-021." Caption title. Print.