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a low area that has been filled in

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Wilkening was entitled to the $1 per ton fee from the second landfill because Veolia Evergreen Landfill told the Georgia Environmental Protection Division that the landfill was intended "'to serve as a continuation of landfilling for the Pecan Row Landfill once that landfill reaches capacity" and that "both landfills will handle the same waste stream in succession from Pecan Row Landfill to Evergreen Landfill," the court opinion said.
According to Olenbush, many metalcasters using their sand as landfill cover do not realize a cost reduction, as landfillers may not offer a lowered disposal fee for that application.
Some landfills are now being designed to promote biodegradation through the injection of water, oxygen or microbes.
Scott Tignac, manager of the Simi Valley Landfill and Recycling Center, said that beyond the pest-control services, Waste Management Inc.
But evidence suggests that H2S is not generated if the landfill is operated properly, and may never even make an appearance.
What the EnergyXchange is able to do, beyond simply mitigating the effect of landfill emissions, is trap the methane of the Yancey/Mitchell landfill and use it as an energy source for seven greenhouses and artists' studios.
Even so, the European Union has banned lead solder in certain electronic devices beginning in 2006, due to landfill concerns.
However, so far there is no shortage of suitable landfill space, so this probably shouldn't be the determining factor.
Two years ago, Lindberg's team found methyl mercury in the water vapor that condensed out of the gas emanating from a Florida landfill.
Until the past decade, landfill gas was viewed as a nuisance at best and a hazard at worst.
Anything you can name, from radioactive waste to hospital waste, is in that landfill.
Then we began the arduous task of recreating the oak scrubforest, pine-oak forest, and ericaceous, or acid-loving, shrubland that existed before the landfill.
landfill or incineration) rates from 40% to 70% of the plastic collected.
Based in Pittsburgh, Montauk is one of the largest and most successful landfill gas developers in the United States and is the parent company of two of the oldest and most respected names in the industry - GSF Energy, LLC, the former Getty Synthetic Fuels; and Waste Energy Technology (WET).