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Project Profile

General Motors Toledo, OH Plant

Erie, Michigan
End User(s):
General Motors Corporation
Auto manufacturing
Vienna Junction Industrial Park Landfill
Landfill Size:
1 million tons waste-in-place (1998)
Project Type:
Direct Thermal
Project Size:
600 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 1,600 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 1,400 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 17,400 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 2,000 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0020 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
Fortistar Methane Group, General Motors Corporation, Republic Services, Inc.
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