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[GreenYes] Re: unbelievable... a Monday morning zinger

At 12:38 PM 12/12/2006 -0500, Mark J. McConnell wrote:
>Hi tree huggers,
>Three things. 1 Who let them build on a landfill
>duh! You know it's going to sink.

In some cases dumps have been redeveloped
successfully but they aren't exactly prime real estate....

> 2 Methane is odorless so the smell is something else.

The odor comes, usually, from reduced sulfur
compounds such as H2S also produced in the dump.

> 3 Does anyone know the law about dumping green
> waste, leaf and limb in landfills and could you send me a link. Thanks

Varies from place to place.....


>Peace, Love and Compost,
>----- Original Message -----
>From: <mailto:bobandcamille@no.address>Camille Armantrout
>To: <mailto:GreenYes@no.address>GreenYes@no.address
>Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2006 11:22 AM
>Subject: [GreenYes] Re: unbelievable... a Monday morning zinger
>Sure seems like someone has the Ohio
>Environmental Protection Agency in their hip
>pocket! How could anyone, especially the EPA,
>NOT suspect the landfill might be producing methane?!
>This could be a headline out of the Onion?
>?Methane Inside Wal-Mart Built Upon Landfill - Source of Methane Unknown?
>This little blurb below is from the Chartwell's
>Waste Industry News Weekly Update - Dec. 8, 2006
>? Would you pay for this newsletter?
>A Wal-Mart store built atop a landfill in
>Garfield Heights, Ohio has shut down because of
>a methane gas leak. Employees at the store had
>reported a bad smell and evacuated customers on
>Tuesday, Dec. 5. Wal-Mart officials are not
>certain when the store will reopen, although
>fire officials say the methane fumes are not
>concentrated enough to be dangerous. Wal-Mart
>and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
>have said the source of the methane has not yet been identified.
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