Waste 360 is part of the Global Exhibitions Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Need to Know
Landfill Gas Burning Project Earns Dividends for Nebraska City

Landfill Gas Burning Project Earns Dividends for Nebraska City

A landfill gas-to-energy project built by the city of Lincoln and Lincoln Electric System has helped reduce the harmful greenhouse gas methane -- and brought in some cash for the city.

The project captures landfill gas at the Bluff Road Landfill via 76 wells and then sends it through a system of pipes to nearby Terry Bundy Generating Station, where it is burned to produce electricity.

Landfill gas, a byproduct of decomposing garbage, is 40 to 60 percent methane, with the remainder made up of mostly carbon dioxide.

Continue reading at JournalStar.com

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish