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Landfill plans methane study

...recurring problem with flammable methane gas seeping from its landfill on Baker...methane levels in ground water. Methane gas occurs naturally when debris decomposes...boundary. "We found no presence of methane gas in that area (outside the landfill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/16/met_200616.shtml
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Landfill gas project studied

...economic viability of harvesting methane gas and converting it into saleable...industry has emerged that converts methane gas into carbon dioxide through a burning...Kimberly-Clark Corp. uses methane gas piped to it from a nearby landfill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/18/met_195441.shtml
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More ethanol plants feeding on trash, manure

...of making ethanol are smelling dollars, too - in the methane gas emitted by manure at large cattle feedlots and dairies...P. Gill Landfill is dotted with wells that will draw methane gas that has been trapped in the ground for decades. Pipes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/28/bus_114202.shtml
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Federal government failed to inspect higher risk oil wells

...against environmental damage.In the coming months, the administration is expected to issue rules on fracking and methane gas emissions.The report said the agency "cannot accurately and efficiently identify whether federal and Indian resources...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-11/federal-government-failed-
Climate debate absurd

...answer? Anti-gas medicine for everyone, including cows that obviously are trying to destroy the world with their methane gas emissions.We are living in the theater of the absurd, so why not absurd answers for those who chase Chicken Little...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-24/climate-debate-absurd
Augusta already under NSA/Cyber Command microscope

...maintenance operations, and that part of the property the previous owner had used as a dump had been vented to release any methane gas. Another sticking point was that part of the property where the buses would be parked is in the floodplain."What...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-02-01/augusta-already
Success of BMW plant spawned debate over tax incentives

...the South Carolina average.BMW also has put an emphasis on being green. The company began a project in 2003 to use methane gas generated from a nearby landfill to power some of its plant. Now the project provides half the energy the plant needs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-24/success-bmw-plant-spawned-
State co-ops to use landfills to help produce electricity

...coming from a landfill. The same methane gas behind the foul odor oozing out...Local industries also have tapped methane gas as a private energy source. Unimin...Richmond County extracts and pipes methane gas to its facility 3 miles away...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/21/bus_389595.shtml
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Companies, officials debate methane fuel plan

...amendment that would have prohibited governments from making waste haulers run their trash trucks on clean-burning methane gas -- as an effort to protect the "little guy" and draw the public's attention to a problematic proposal."It was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-05-16/companies-officials-deba
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Youth of the Month - Zachary Smith

...picture frame and put it in a wristband with a clear window. He's also invented the "bubble gun of doom" that shoots methane gas-filled bubbles, and a teddy bear whose belly plays music with removable speakers. "I always liked making things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/04/met_522718.shtml
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