Tag Archives: Landfill Gas Risks

Notorious Landfill Gas Explosions During the 1980s in the UK and the US

Landfill gas explosions

The waste management industry learnt by hard experience from landfill gas explosions the risks imposed by the generation of landfill gas in their landfills, and the penalties in terms of death and injury when the first landfill gas explosions occurred. Somehow, although the parallel experiences to landfill gas explosions were there from the start in the mining industry, for the […]

Understanding Landfill Gas Risks Before Buying Property Near a Landfill

Buying Real Estate: Understand Landfill Gas Risks before buying land near a landfill! The ability of landfill sites to evolve methane has been recognised for very many years by site operators who appeared until the mid-seventies to accept small fires caused by ignition of methane as one of the minor problems associated with waste disposal.  […]