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2009-04-27 08:00:00

DEP, ACHD Require Corrective Action, Continue to Monitor Air Quality PITTSBURGH, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Odors detected at Wilson Elementary School of the West Allegheny School District in Findlay Township, Allegheny County, are originating from Imperial Landfill, the Department of Environmental Protection has confirmed. DEP analyzed recent sampling conducted by its mobile analytical laboratory and continues to coordinate efforts with the Allegheny County Health Department,...

2009-02-09 07:00:00

Hickory Ridge Landfill Gas to be Processed Into Saleable Energy Product ATLANTA, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Energy Systems, a subsidiary of the diversified renewable energy company Global Energy Holdings Group, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: GNH), today announced it has acquired the right to purchase landfill gas from Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG), the owner and operator of the Hickory Ridge landfill in Conley, Georgia. Global Energy will process the landfill gas to convert...

2009-01-14 07:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif. and ENCINITAS, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- CATALYX NANOTECH, INC., is teaming with Dudek to pursue low-cost, "green" high-grade graphite and hydrogen production with no by-products using a patented technology. Catalyx Nanotech, a privately funded company focused on nanotechnology applications, and Dudek, a California-focused environmental and engineering consulting firm, are seeking multiple landfills in Southern California on which to site production facilities. Catalyx...

2008-12-17 13:30:00

DENTON, Texas, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Denton Power LLC started operation of its landfill gas-to-energy project at the City of Denton Landfill today. The project will utilize landfill gas to produce enough renewable energy to supply 1,600 households. The renewable energy project by Denton Power, a subsidiary of DTE Biomass Energy, utilizes one Caterpillar engine for an initial capacity of 1.6 megawatts. The energy produced at the landfill, along with the related renewable energy...

2008-10-16 12:00:21

Citing a significant growth in onsite power projects in Asia, GE Energy's Jenbacher gas engine business today announced the opening of a new regional engine packaging operation at GE's manufacturing center in Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang Province in southeast China. The new packaging operation will help support GE Energy's customers in China and Asia that are working to address their urgent energy and environmental challenges. The fuel-flexibility of GE Energy's Jenbacher...

2008-10-13 15:00:26

Reading the BDN's recent article on the Pine Tree Landfill, one would think residents are now joyful to have such a wonderful neighbor in our town. What the article doesn't mention about the landfill gas-to- energy plant is that by generating electricity, landfill gases and odors are escaping at a higher rate than before when the gases were flared; to quote Tom Gilbert, PTL's environmental compliance manager from an article in last February's BDN, when the landfill's stench was in full...

2008-10-06 12:00:36

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CWST), a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, announced today that it is operating its Hyland landfill gas-to-energy plant, producing clean energy from landfill methane gas, ahead of schedule. This facility is the company's fourth landfill gas-to-energy project. The new landfill gas-to-energy plant, located at the company's Hyland landfill in Angelica, NY, is expected to produce 4.8 megawatts per hour of clean energy,...

2008-10-01 12:00:27

Coates International, Ltd. (Coates) (OTCBB: COTE) is pleased to report that, during the third quarter, it has received additional payments aggregating $805,000 required under its Escrow Agreement with Well to Wire Energy, Inc. ("WWE") in connection with its research and development and licensing agreements. This brings the total amount received from WWE under these agreements to $3,005,000, leaving a balance of $7,995,000 due under the Escrow Agreement. Having determined that WWE has made...

2008-09-17 15:00:32

To: ENERGY EDITORS Contact: Shelley Cohen, +1-202-422-4488, for The Rappahannock Regional Solid Waste Management Board STAFFORD COUNTY, Va., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rappahannock Regional Solid Waste Management Board (R-Board) made history today as they cut the ribbon on a new renewable energy facility at the landfill. The new facility generates 2.14 MWs of renewable energy by using the landfill gas generated by decomposing waste at the landfill. Until now, the landfill gas, which...

2008-09-05 06:00:19

Duke Energy Carolinas, along with Greenville Gas Producers, the County of Greenville, and the Blanchard Machinery Company have announced the completion of the Enoree landfill gas-to-energy green power project. The Enoree facility will produce and sell carbon credits on an international market. It is believed to be the first US-based landfill project validated under the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS). VCS certification of a carbon credit provides assurance that the emission reduction...


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