Entries in Category ‘Landfill Gas’

A large mass of rotting garbage is a good thing?

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It is incredible to think that a large mass of rotting garbage could yield any positive results. One may be surprised to learn that landfills can actually provide benefits, aside from a place to dump our trash. At landfills around the world, rotting garbage produces methane, a landfill gas that can be used to produce […]

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How a local engineering company is using its entrepreneurial spirit to meet client needs

Venture Engineering & Construction, Inc. (Venture), a privately owned process engineering firm, with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA is taking a unique approach to its business model – entrepreneurship. Venture provides consulting engineering services to various industrial markets including: chemical, oil & natural gas, waste-to-energy, power, metals, pulp & paper, and general manufacturing. Venture works for […]

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Recent Media Coverage!

Over the past 10 days, Venture’s name and some of its staff appeared in the news. Venture appeared in this article published August 25, 2015 via CTO Bill Slatosky Sr. The EPA announced two proposals for lowering the emissions threshold by nearly 30 percent for new and existing landfills collecting and controlling landfill gas. Mr. Slatosky provides […]

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Specialized Equipment Design

Equipment design means different things to different companies. Many companies are used to the standard off the shelve type of equipment solutions. This approach is suitable for standard problems of filtration, separation, material handling, etc. Other companies will identify an industry need or market opportunity that will require specialized equipment development, design, procurement, fabrication, and […]

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Liquids Rich Gas Challenges

It is fairly common knowledge that America has seen a sharp rise in the amount of natural gas production over the past decade. A large portion of this production has come from the large Marcellus shale formation. When gas is abundant, as it is in the United States, producers face a stern challenge of obtaining […]

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Landfill Flares Harming Area Birds

A bird’s life is not worry-free. First birds had to be aware of natural predators. Then birds had to be cautious of wind turbines. Now birds may have a new worry: landfill gas flaring. Many environmental groups believe wind turbines are causing excessive deaths of birds and bats, with collisions being cited as the main […]

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Landfill Gas Regulations Under Review in California

California is considering the removal of legislative barriers prohibiting Landfill Gas (LFG), or Biogas, from being introduced into the state’s natural gas pipelines. Such issues are central to the LFG community’s efforts for continued growth. For some projects, the economics in play with developing LFG to High BTU gas may depend on this type of […]

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