Landfill Gas Emissions Modeling

February 1st, 2023

Q: I’m writing to see if you are aware of any research on landfill gas (LFG) emissions modeling through various geomembranes, particularly for temporary covers?  A: Landfill gas modeling is the practice of forecasting gas generation and recovery based on past and future waste disposal histories and estimates of collection system efficiency. It is an […]

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A minitube blanket for landfill gas collection and containment

August 1st, 2019

By Stephan Fourmont, Pascal Saunier and Toraj Ghofrani Landfill gas (LFG) is produced during the decomposition of putrescible material in landfills. Often referred to as biogas, LFG is a source of odors and fugitive greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. LFG is typically 40%–60% methane, which is 25 times more potent to affect climate change than carbon […]

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