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Project Profile

General Motors Lake Orion, MI Assembly Plant

LMOP Award Winner
Location:
Lake Orion, Michigan
End User(s):
General Motors Corporation
Sector(s):
Auto manufacturing
Landfill(s):
Oakland Heights Development and Eagle Valley Landfill
Landfill Size:
3 and 5.7 million tons waste-in-place (1999 and 2002), respectively
Project Type:
Boiler
Project Size:
1,500 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 20,900 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 18,800 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 228,200 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 5,100 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0268 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
General Motors Corporation, Horizon LFG, Inc., Republic Services, Inc., Waste Management, Inc.
Last Updated:
7/15/2010

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