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Project Profile

Clay Mining LFG Application

Blythe, Georgia
End User(s):
Unimin Kaolin Mine
Richmond County-Deans Bridge Road Landfill
Landfill Size:
2.8 million tons waste-in-place (2008)
Project Type:
Direct Thermal (flash drying step used in the processing of mined clay)
Project Size:
694 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 17,500 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 15,700 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 191,200 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 2,400 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0224 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
LandGas Technology, LLC
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