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Tyler Landfill Could Turn Trash Into Fuel

Tyler Landfill Could Turn Trash Into Fuel

The city of Tyler’s landfill could be used to generate electricity and produce synthetic fuels.

The City Council on Wednesday approved a memorandum of understanding with the University of Texas at Tyler and the Arrington Corporation, a consulting group of chemical engineers, to explore building a biomass gasification facility at the city’s landfill.

A number of biomass gasificiation facilities are being built around the country. They break down biomass in a high-heat, low-oxygen environment, producing a synthetic gas that can be used as a fuel for electricity. 

Continue reading at the Tyler Morning Telegraph

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