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State of the practice for bioreactor landfills

Workshop on Bioreactor Landfills (2000 Arlington, Va.)

State of the practice for bioreactor landfills

Workshop on Bioreactor Landfills, Arlington, Virginia, September 6-7, 2000

by Workshop on Bioreactor Landfills (2000 Arlington, Va.)

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Published by National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

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  • Bioreactor landfills -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Science Applications International Corporation ; prepared for National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsScience Applications International Corporation., National Risk Management Research Laboratory (U.S.). Office of Research and Development.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD795.7 .W67 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3625345M
    LC Control Number2002410416


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State of the practice for bioreactor landfills by Workshop on Bioreactor Landfills (2000 Arlington, Va.) Download PDF EPUB FB2

State of the Practice for Bioreactor Landfills: Workshop on Bioreactor Landfills Arlington, Virginia, SeptemberPaperback – Novem Format: Paperback. Recently approved regulations by the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) give approved states the power to grant landfill variance under Subtitle D by allowing these landfills to introduce bulk liquids into the solid waste mass. These types of landfills are called bioreactor landfills.

STATE-OF-THE PRACTICE REVIEW OF BIOREACTOR LANDILLS Craig H. Benson Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, Wisconsin, USA Morton A. Barlaz Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, USA Dale T.

Lane STS Consultants, Ltd. State of the practice for bioreactor landfills: workshop on bioreactor landfills, Arlington, Virginia, September EPA//R/ January State of the Practice for Bioreactor Landfills Workshop on Bioreactor Landfills Arlington, Virginia Septemberby Science Applications International Corporation Reston,VA EPA Contract C 1 Prepared for: National Risk Management Research Laboratory Office of Research and Development U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency. The purpose of the workshop was to provide a forum to EPA, state and local governments, solid waste industry, and academic research representatives to exchange information and ideas on bioreactor landfills.

The workshop addressed the state of the practice of bioreactor landfill design, operation and maintenance; case studies of bioreactor landfill use; long term. bibliography, visites to bioreactor landfill sites, operators feedbacks and interviews with researchers and technicians.

This guide comprises a state of the practices and implementation recommendations for bioreactors landfill. It is intended for professionals of non hazardous waste landfill (conception &. Sustainable landfills implement one or multiple technologies to control and enhance the degradation of waste materials to realize a multitude of potential benefits during or shortly after the landfill’s operating phase.

This book presents detailed approaches in the development, design, operation, and monitoring of sustainable landfills. ) An assessment of state-of-the-practice at five full-scale landfills operating as bioreactors is studied (Table 3).

This study focuses on effectiveness of liners and leachate collection systems, leachate generation rates, leachate recirculation practices and rates, effectiveness in moistening the waste, and settlement of the waste over time.

Benson CH, Barlaz MA, Lane DT, Rowe JM () Practice review of five bioreactor/recirculation landfills. Waste Manag –29 CrossRef Google Scholar Bilgili MS, Demir A, Ozkaya B (a) Influence of leachate recirculation on aerobic and anaerobic decomposition of solid by: 2.

believes will be important in the management of landfill bioreactors. The purpose of this document is to assist those responsible for regulatory oversight and the site owner/operators in monitoring bioreactor landfills. Although the routine use of full-scale bioreactor landfill operations may be limited under current Resource Conservation and.

Bioreactor Landfills: State-Of–The-Art Review. Emirates Journal for Engineering Research, Vol. 10, No.1, disposal sites as landfill bioreactors. Practice Periodical. bioreactor landfills: (i) Project XL, (ii) the Research, Development, and Demonstration (RD&D) rule, and (iii) requirements for gas collection at bioreactor landfills.

USEPA implemented Project XL to facilitate the use of superior technology quickly. Permits for innovative and superior technologies are to be processed rapidly with input from USEPA. The body of work presented here results from the development of bioreactor landfill design guidelines for the US Environmental Protection Agency’s National Risk Manageme.

nt Laboratory, along with the combined knowledge and experience of the authors pertaining to sustainable practices for design and operation of sanitary by: EPA is conducting a State-of-the-Practice Bioreactor Landfill Study.

The purpose of this study is to compare data from bioreactor landfills with that from traditional dry landfills. Too often a sustainable landfill is described in terms of operational technique (e.g. bioreactor landfill or repository for pretreated waste) rather than the more appropriate goal of managing a.

EPA State-of-the-Practice Bioreactor Landfill Study. The purpose of the State-of-the-Practice Bioreactor Landfill Study is to compare data from bioreactor landfills with traditional dry landfills. This study will survey five operating bioreactor landfills and identify the regulatory, environmental and operating parameters of these landfills.

The body of work presented here results from the development of bioreactor landfill design guidelines for the US Environmental Protection Agency’s National Risk Manageme. nt Laboratory, along with the combined knowledge and experience of the authors pertaining to sustainable practices for design and operation of sanitary landfills.

Landfill Bioreactor Design and Operation covers the history and background of landfill technology, research studies of actual bioreactor landfills, expected leachate and gas yields, specific design criteria, operation guidelines, and reuse of landfill sites to avoid having to establish new sites.

Built upon decades of rigorous field and laboratory testing and experience, Sustainable Practices for Landfill Design and Operation provides an authoritative examination of the critical functions involved in operating municipal landfills more sustainably.

The authors address such issues as planning, case studies, liquids addition, biogas collection, operations, monitoring, economics. In the thesis I detail the current state of bioreactor landfill technologies, assessing the pros and cons of anaerobic and aerobic bioreactor technologies.

Finally, with an industrial perspective, I conclude that moving on to bioreactor landfills as an alternative i sn't as simple as it may first appear, and that it is a contextually specific Author: George Avery Whitten.

Tony Davis reports in the Arizona Daily Star that the “Arizona Department of Environmental Quality wants to make this the 15th state nationally to secure Environmental Protection Agency permission to start issuing permits for what’s known as ‘bioreactor landfills.’” (See story here.) I think the next sentence in the story is a misstatement: “They use liquids to.

Five landfills were analyzed to provide a perspective of current practice and technical issues that differentiate bioreactor and recirculation landfills in North America from conventional landfills.

The bioreactor and recirculation landfills were found to function in much the same manner as conventional landfills, with designs similar to Cited by: Bioreactor Landfills: Theory and Practice A Training Course Presented at the MPCA Air, Water and Waste Conference, The bioreactor landfill significantly increases the extent of waste in the operating record and notify the State Director that it has been placed in the operating record; or.

Advantages of bioreactor landfills. Bioreactor landfills accelerate the process of decomposition. As decomposition progresses, the mass of biodegradable components in the landfill declines, creating more space for dumping garbage. Bioreactor landfills are expected to increase this rate of decomposition and save up to 30% of space needed for landfills.

EPA and its state and industry partners are studying and conducting research and demonstrations on bioreactor landfills and other landfills, such as those that re-circulate leachate. EPA hopes to learn more about the possible effects of bioreactor operations and the costs that may be associated with them.

The following resources—a slide presentation and a journal article—describe developments in bioreactor landfill technology since and their effect on recommended management practices.

Slides; MSW Management, May State of the Practice for Bioreactor Landfills: Workshop on Bioreactor Landfills (Arlington, Virginia September). An assessment of state-of-the-practice at five full-scale North American landfills operating as bioreactors is presented in this two-paper set.

This paper focuses on effectiveness of liners and leachate collection systems, leachate generation rates, leachate recirculation practices and rates, effectiveness in moistening the waste, and settlement of the waste over time. A bioreactor landfill operates to rapidly transform and degrade organic waste.

The increase in waste degradation and stabilization is accomplished through the addition of liquid and air to enhance microbial processes. By efficiently designing and operating a landfill, the life of a landfill can be extended by as much as 20 years.

THE BIOREACTOR LANDFILL - AN INNOVATION IN SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT John Pacey EMCON, San Mateo California there are no specific state rules pertaining to the practice.

Finally, three states do not permit recirculation at all. In these cases, either leachate production is not a in the state) at Sandtown as a bioreactor for more than 10 Size: KB. bioreactor types at existing landfills (retrofit) and at those that are being constructed (as built).The following pages describe such technologies and applications.

The Bioreactor Landfill: The Future of Landfill Management Small Changes in Landfill Operation Today will Yield Large Environmental Benefits Tomorrow Conventional landfill after. The City of Columbia Bioreactor Landfill operates using environmentally-sound engineering practices for disposal of solid waste while complying with state and federal regulations.

The current disposal cell (Cell 5) is the second cell permitted to operate as a bioreactor, where liquids are added to the waste to accelerate decomposition, waste. The image shows a cut-away view of an aerobic bioreactor. Leachate is removed from the bottom layer of the landfill and piped to a liquids storage tank.

From the tank, the leachate is piped across the top layer, where it is released to filter down through the landfill. 3 Economics in Technical Literature Gambelin et al (): bioreactor landfill would cost $/ton more than a dry tomb facility Chong et al () found semi-aerobic landfills to be a viable method in developing countries compared to conventional landfills.

Karnich and Parry () found flushing bioreactors cost more than conventional landfills, but were not. Obstacles to Progression of Landfill Bioreactor Technology in Australia Elizabeth C. Pattison and Samuel T.S. Yuen, The University of Melbourne Bioreactors have the potential to bring forward the inert state of a landfill in a relatively shorter landfill bioreactor technology which has produced the greatest research and application.

An Introduction to Bioreactor Landfill Concepts and Design Concerns from a Regulatory Perspective By: Robert J. Phaneuf, P.E. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Solid & Hazardous Materials Bureau of Hazardous Waste & Radiation Management Albany, New York Phone: () Fax: () ESSIE Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment Q., Powell, J., Tolaymat, T., Townsend, T.

() “Seepage Control Strategies at Bioreactor Landfills.” Submitted to ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Tolaymat, T. () “Steady-state design of horizontal systems for liquids addition at bioreactor landfills.

Landfill bioreactors are gaining increased attention as an alternative to the conventional Subtitle D landfill. Both public and private sector landfill operators, as well as regulatory agencies including the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency, are actively supporting the development of this new landfill technology. An assessment of state-of-the-practice at five full-scale North American landfills operating as bioreactors is presented in this two-paper set. This paper focuses on effectiveness of liners and leachate collection systems, leachate generation rates, leachate recirculation practices and rates, effectiveness in moistening the waste, and settlement of the waste over by: Bioreactor Landfills 05 Apr One of the more interesting anaerobic processes is the breakdown of municipal solid waste in landfills.

I grew up not far from what we called Rumpke Mountain, the sixth largest landfill in the United lls typically require venting because anaerobic processes consume the solid waste within the landfill, producing methane and.

Bioreactor Landfills. Mark Elbag Scott J. Neithercut Introduction: Goals Provide necessary information and resources – Sanitary landfills – Landfills as bioreactors Develop parameters for fundamental design concepts Make feasible recommendations for the design and operation of a full scale bioreactor landfill – Crapo Hill, New Bedford, Massachusetts Landfilling.Landfill and Laboratory Bioreactor Leachates.

Insix leachate samples were collected from four lined landfills prior to leachate treatment; the characteristics of each landfill and the respective cells sampled are listed in Table site received primarily municipal solid waste, although all landfills received some non-municipal solid waste (e.g., industrial, construction, Cited by: This article summarizes the state-of-the-practice for bioreactor landfill design, construction, and operation and their influence on bioreactor landfill slope stability.

Based on the information presented in this article, bioreactor landfills can be designed, constructed, and operated in compliance with regulatory requirements and standards of.