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Project Profile

Forest Lawn Leachate Evaporation

Three Oaks, Michigan
End User(s):
Forest Lawn Landfill
Forest Lawn Landfill
Landfill Size:
5.1 million tons waste-in-place (2001)
Project Type:
Leachate Evaporation
Project Size:
1,600 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 4,300 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 3,800 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 46,400 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 5,400 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0054 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
Republic Services, Inc., Shaw Environmental, Inc.
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