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General Motors-Louisiana LFG Energy Boiler Project

Location:
Keithville, Louisiana
End User(s):
General Motors Corporation
Sector(s):
Auto manufacturing
Landfill(s):
Woolworth Road Landfill
Landfill Size:
1.19 million tons waste-in-place
Project Type:
Boiler
Project Size:
2,500 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 6,600 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 6,000 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 72,500 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 8,500 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0085 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
General Motors Corporation, Renovar Energy Corp., Republic Services, Inc.
Last Updated:
7/15/2010

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