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Landfill Gas Recovery Facilities

Landfill Gas Recovery Facilities in New York State

Landfill gas is generated by the natural degradation of municipal solid waste by anaerobic micro-organisms. Landfill gas-to-energy projects control the migration of explosive gases, treat emissions and can offset tons of sulfur dioxide emissions which would be produced by fossil-fueled power generation.

State assistance grants are available for eligible municipal landfill gas management projects.

2015 Annual Report Data
Landfill Gas Recovery
Facility Name
Landfill Gas
for Energy
(cubic feet)
Generated (megawatt-hrs)
High BTU Gas
Produced (cubic feet)
Condensate Generated
Auburn Landfill Gas Electric Generator's Facility Auburn Landfill No. 2 162,235,800 8,811
Brookhaven Landfill Gas Recovery Facility Brookhaven Waste Management Facility
Broome County LGRF Broome County Landfill 801,065,345 33,028 55,124
Chautauqua County Landfill Chautauqua County Landfill 1,065,760,560 46,415 1,453,991
Clinton County Landfill Gas to Energy Facility Clinton County Landfill 885,792,864 37,498
Fortistar Methane Group Albany Rapp Road Waste Management Facility 699,240,477 33,327
High Acres Power Production Plant High Acres West. Exp. Landfill 1,560,035,300 72,023 3,159,120
Hyland Landfill Gas to Energy Plant Hyland Landfill 769,785,717 31,798
IES Colonie Colonie Sanitary Landfill 713,413,572 37,463
IES Fulton Fulton County Landfill 255,329,820 11,653
Innovative/DANC Development Authority of the North Country Landfill 785,015,417 35,257 2,822,086
Mill Seat Renewable Energy Facility Mill Seat Landfill 1,115,893,000 54,067 3,931,466
Model City Energy Modern Landfill 1,376,071,461 60,979 1,530,411
Monroe-Livingston Power Production Plant Monroe-Livingston Landfill 208,554,000 8060 51,750
GSF Fresh Kills Gas Plant
NYCDOS Fresh Kills Landfill 1,621,030,000 724,848,000 115,679
Oceanside Landfill Gas Recovery Facility Oceanside Landfill 11,612,160 584 855
Oneida-Herkimer Renewable Energy Facility Ava Landfill 534,797,940 25,017 4,133
Seneca Energy II, LLC - Ontario Landfill Gas to Energy Facility Ontario County Landfill 1,656,963,959 63,391
Seneca Energy, Inc. Seneca Meadows Landfill 2,702,595,451 143,962 1,051,006,425 1,292,507
Steuben Bath Landfill LFGTE Facility Bath Landfill 424,836,000 18,247
WM Canastota Renewable Energy Facility Madison County West Side Extension Landfill 274,806,000 7,225
WM Renewable Energy Chaffee Landfill Power Production Plant Chaffee Landfill 1,201,426,000 53,695 79,951
Totals: 18,826,260,843 782,500 1,777,384,836 12,966,662

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