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Main Title Estimate of global methane emissions from landfills and open dumps /
Author Doorn, Michiel R. J. ; Barlaz, M. A.
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Barlaz, Morton A.
CORP Author Pechan (E.H.) and Associates, Inc., Durham, NC. ;North Carolina State Univ. at Raleigh.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Air and Energy Engineering Research Laboratory ; Available from the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1995
Report Number 68-D1-0146; EPA-68-D1-0146; EPA/600/R-95/019
Stock Number PB95-177002
OCLC Number 32405387
Subjects Landfill gases--United States--Measurement. ; Methane. ; Air--Pollution. ; Landfill gases--Measurement. ; Landfill gases--Measurement--United States
Additional Subjects Methane ; Greenhouse gases ; Air pollution monitoring ; Landfills ; Municipal wastes ; Open dumps ; Solid waste disposal ; Emission factors ; Anaerobic processes ; Emissions ; Mathematical models ; Landfill gases ; Empirical models
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https://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPDF.cgi?Dockey=940007ZG.PDF
https://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPDF.cgi/940007ZG.PDF?Dockey=940007ZG.PDF
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EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-R-95-019 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 04/26/2017
NTIS  PB95-177002 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 56 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Abstract
The report presents an empirical model to estimate global methane (CH4) emissions from landfills and open dumps, based on EPA data from landfill gas (LFG) recovery projects. CH4 produced by the anaerobic decomposition of waste buried in landfills and open dumps is a significant contributor to global CH4 emissions, with estimates ranging from 10 to 70 Tg/yr. Methods of managing solid waste vary widely, ranging from open dumps and open burning to sanitary landfills with leachate collection systems and LFG control.
Notes
"EPA/600/R-95/019." "February 1995." "Contract no. 68-D1-0146, work assignment no. 1/015, 1/022, 2/031, and 2/034." Microfiche.