Waste Management Begins Landfill Gas to Energy Unit in Ohio

Allan Gerlat, News Editor

May 15, 2012

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Waste Management Begins Landfill Gas to Energy Unit in Ohio

Waste Management Inc. is launching a landfill gas to energy facility the company’s operation in New Springfield, Ohio.

Houston-based Waste Management said in a news release that the operation at its Mahoning Landfill will generate 4.8 megawatts of electricity, enough to power more than 3,500 homes. The company expects the plant to begin operation by the end of 2012.

Waste Management owns or operates more than 130 landfill gas-to-energy facilities in North America.


About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

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