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landfill

in environmental law, a site for the deposit of waste on to or into land where the site is a waste disposal site, or used for the storage of waste. The fact that a site for the deposit of waste is at the place of production of the waste does not prevent the site from being a landfill.
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Built by energy developer Ameresco Inc., the 11.5 MW biogas plant is located at the Ox Mountain Landfill, which is owned and operated by Republic Services and located in Half Moon Bay in San Mateo County.
The Reinhart and Townsend study profiles landfills that have experienced problems with unpleasant odors resulting from construction and demolition debris.
EMCOR's new energy projects include designing and constructing gas cleaning and compression facilities, pipelines and blending and compression stations for the Greentree Landfill Gas Company, Kersey, PA and Imperial Landfill Gas Company, Imperial, PA, and performing EPC services for a new Johnson & Johnson Combined Heat & Power plant (CHP) in New Jersey;
Whether the shredding is done purely to increase the volume of material that can fit in the landfill or whether it is also a first step in seeking out recycling markets, operating a shredder on site is becoming standard operating procedure at inert landfills.
The proposed plan would hit waste companies with the nation's highest dumping charge, revoke certification for a year if out-of-state jurisdictions dispose of banned and dangerous items, strengthen enforcement and ban landfill expansions until 2010.
Townsend's goal is to help landfill regulators and managers decide how to allocate scarce resources.
The company said Poplar View Landfill and Riverside Landfill are both long-life landfills in close proximity to downtown Knoxville, major highways and the University of Tennessee.
It is the opportune time for Kenyans to be well enlightened.What is being proposed for the site in Gikono is an engineered sanitary landfill, not a dumpsite.
The landfill, solid waste management and landfill gas support will vary according to task and can include civil, structural, mechanical, environmental and electrical engineering.
The bottom line is that landfills harm people's health, the environment, and the climate.
The capacity of the facility will eliminate the need for other landfills, Benavides added.