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Main Title Pre-Feasibility Analysis for the Conversion of Landfill Gas to Liquefied Natural Gas to Fuel Refuse Trucks in India.
Author Sprague, S. ; Zietsman, J. ; Ramani, T. ; Kumar, R. ; Sil, A.
CORP Author Texas Transportation Inst., College Station.; National Environmental Engineering Research Inst., Nagpur (India).; Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Year Published 2009
Stock Number PB2016-101774
Additional Subjects Fuel conversion ; Landfills ; Urban infrastructure ; India ; Fuel ; Refuse trucks ; Landfill waste ; Environmental impacts ; Methane ; Air quality ; Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) ; Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) ; Landfill Gas (LFG) ; Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)
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NTIS  PB2016-101774 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 03/13/2017
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Abstract
The goal of this project was to assess the feasibility of converting LFG to liquefied natural gas (LNG) or compressed natural gas (CNG) to be used as fuel for refuse trucks in India. While LNG and CNG only differ in terms of their physical state, the CNG option was deemed preferable in the Indian context. This process has the potential to significantly reduce landfill CH4 emissions by capturing LFG, reducing refuse truck emissions by providing a cleaner burning fuel, and improving India’s energy security by reducing reliance on conventional diesel. The process can also help boost economic growth by adding job opportunities at landfills. Three landfills were identified in the Mumbai area in Maharashtra, India for conducting the pre-feasibility analysis.