TITLE

Reduce global warming by using landfill gas

AUTHOR(S)
Skinner, John H.
PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
World Wastes;Mar1998, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Spotlights the 21st Annual Landfill Gas Symposium at the Hyatt Regency Austin in Texas which focuses on the role of landfill gas (LFG) in efforts to control greenhouse gas emissions. Opportunities offered by LFG utilization in reducing greenhouse gas emissions; Chemical components of LFG; Ability of LFG to replace conventional fossil fuels used for heating or generating electricity.
ACCESSION #
655197

 

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