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Valley Landfill High Btu Project

Location:
Irwin, Pennsylvania
End User(s):
Equitrans interstate pipeline
Sector(s):
Pipeline
Landfill(s):
Valley Landfill
Landfill Size:
5.1 million tons waste-in-place (2006)
Project Type:
High Btu
Project Size:
597 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 1,600 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 1,400 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 17,300 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 2,000 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0020 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
Beacon Generating LLC, Magellan EnviroGas Partners, LLC, Waste Management, Inc.
Last Updated:
7/7/2010

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