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Mitigation of Methane Emissions from Sanitary Landfills and Sewage Treatment Plants



Table of contents

Chapter one: Introduction
1.1 Background of the study
1.2 Statement of the problem
1.3 Objectives of the study
1.4 Significance of the study
Chapter two: Gas-Generating Processes in Landfill
2.1 Main Processes
2.1.1 Aerobic degradation
2.1.2 Anaerobic degradation
2.2 Landfill Gas Composition Change During the Processes
2.3 Composition of Landfill Gas

Chapter three:
3.1 Classification of
3.2 Structure of
3.3 Estimation of Maximum
Chapter four: Developed Models and Current Estimations
4.1 General Models
4.2 Country- or Region-Specific Models
4.3 Current LFG Emission Estimates at the U.S. Level
4.4 Current LFG Emission Estimates at the Global Level
Chapter five: Calculation and Analysis
5.1 Generation and Emission per ton of MSW in the U.S
5.2 Landfill Generation, Recovery and
5.3 Global Emissions from Landfill: 1970-2017 57
Chapter six: Conclusion and Recommendations


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