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biogas

A gas produced by the biological degradation of organic material under anaerobic conditions, which consists primarily of methane and CO2, and smaller amounts of water vapour, nitrogen, hydrogen and other gases.
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The purpose of landfill gas flaring is to safely dispose of the flammable constituents (particularly methane) and to control odour nuisance, health risks and adverse environmental impacts.
On July 29 2013 Dubai Municipality and GESS marked a "green" milestone when the Al Qusais landfill became fully powered by the landfill gas.
Speaking on Monday at the inauguration of the region's first landfill gas recovery system, Lootah affirmed that the project at Al Qusais Landfill site adopts the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) initiative, which is registered with the United Nations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
It means visitors young and old can use the gas analysing equipment, donated by Geotech, to simulate measuring landfill gas and smell the effects of rubbish degrading so they gaining a real understanding of the importance of monitoring the landfill environment.
It means that visitors young and old can use the gas analysing equipment, donated by Geotech, to simulate measuring landfill gas and smell the effects of rubbish degrading so they gaining a real understanding of the importance of monitoring the landfill environment.
Landfill gas is composed of about 50% methane, 50% C[Co.sub.2] and water vapor, and small amounts of hazardous air pollutants and volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
Republic Services' Vasco Road landfill in Livermore, Calif., will be home to a new 4.3 megawatt electric plant that uses landfill gas to generate power.
To reduce greenhouse gases, governments around the world are encouraging projects that turn landfill gas to electricity.
A blower will pull the landfill gas from the vertical wells through below-ground horizontal pipes to an enclosed flare that will bum the gas.
Formed in 1998, Novera is one of the leading quoted independent renewable energy companies in the UK and has extensive landfill gas interests.
One of California's most powerful landfill gas-to-energy projects is relying on GE Energy's ecomagination-certified Jenbacher landfill gas engines.
"BMW's landfill gas programme has been a tremendous initiative for the plant," said Josef Kerscher, President of BMW Manufacturing.