Tag: landfill gas collection

Landfill gas is a complex mix of different gases created by the action of microorganisms within a landfill. Landfill gas is approximately forty to sixty percent methane, with the remainder being mostly carbon dioxide. Trace amounts of other volatile organic compounds comprise the remainder (<1%). These trace gases include a large array of species, mainly simple hydrocarbons.

A Measure of Relief from the EPA…for Now

A Measure of Relief from the EPA…for Now

It’s been announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted a 90-day administrative stay for the August 2016 New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines for municipal solid waste landfills.

Last August, EPA issued updated guidelines for existing landfills, as well as standards for newly built, modified, or reconstructed

EPA Stays Landfill Methane Rules

EPA Stays Landfill Methane Rules

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a 90-day administrative stay for the August 2016 New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines for municipal solid waste landfills. In a May 5th letter, EPA notified industry petitioners that the agency was granting their reconsideration request. This stay will

EPA Stays Landfill Methane Rules

EPA Stays Landfill Methane Rules

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a 90-day administrative stay for the August 2016 New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines for municipal solid waste landfills. In a May 5th letter, EPA notified industry petitioners that the agency was granting their reconsideration request. This stay will

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

Dexter, MI – Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products and subsidiary of Graco Inc., announces they will be attending SWANApalooza 2017 held March 27-30 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada. QED will be highlighting their pumping and analysis solutions for landfill applications at

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

Dexter, MI – Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products and subsidiary of Graco Inc., announces they will be attending SWANApalooza 2017 held March 27-30 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada. QED will be highlighting their pumping and analysis solutions for landfill applications at

Don’t Be a Nasty Neighbor

Don’t Be a Nasty Neighbor

“Not in my backyard” is a familiar phrase in the solid waste industry. People don’t want a landfill in their neighborhood, but it’s inevitable that these facilities are going to have some type of neighbors—whether residential, commercial, or industrial—so keeping those neighbors happy by reducing dust, odor, and noise is

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