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Monroeville Landfill High Btu Project

Location:
Monroeville, Pennsylvania
End User(s):
Equitable Gas Company
Sector(s):
Utility
Landfill(s):
Monroeville Landfill
Landfill Size:
4.69 million tons waste-in-place (2006)
Project Type:
High Btu
Project Size:
1,722 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 4,600 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 4,100 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 49,900 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 5,900 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0059 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
Beacon Generating LLC, Magellan EnviroGas Partners, LLC, Waste Management, Inc.
Last Updated:
7/7/2010

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