Linde and Waste Management discuss landfill gas to LNG plant


As start-up on the world’s largest plant to convert landfill gas into clean vehicle fuel nears completion, joint venture partners Linde North America and Waste Management have shared project details with the media.

Linde North America, a member of The Linde Group, and Waste Management, North America’s largest waste management company, are installing systems to purify and liquefy landfill gas, a source of renewable biomethane fuel, at the Altamont Landfill near Livermore, California.

When the plant begins operating later this year, it is designed to produce up to 13,000 gallons a day of liquefied natural gas (LNG) that could fuel hundreds of waste collection trucks in California.

The companies recently invited media along to the National Biomethane Summit in Sacramento, California, where legislators, researchers, scientists, practitioners and other stakeholders gathered to discuss the latest biomethane information, applications, success stories and technologies.

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