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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.

2018 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
Brookhaven Landfill Gas Recovery Facility Brookhaven Waste Management Facility
Broome County LGRF Broome County Landfill 671,601,240 26,007 41,178
Chautauqua County Landfill Chautauqua County Landfill 1,003,977,363 45,293 3,539,531
Clinton County Landfill Gas to Energy Facility Clinton County Landfill 728,082,282 30,017
Fortistar Methane Group Albany Rapp Road Waste Management Facility 664,203,765 30,861
High Acres Power Production Plant High Acres West. Exp. Landfill 1,113,885 49,312 4,887,708
Hyland Landfill Gas to Energy Plant Hyland Landfill 718,063,149 37,372
IES Colonie Colonie Sanitary Landfill 708,782,843 35,433
IES Fulton Fulton County Landfill 311,591,954 14,473
Innovative/DANC Development Authority of the North Country Landfill 776,024,733 34,946 1,146,026
Mill Seat Renewable Energy Facility Mill Seat Landfill 1,196,751,144 54,923 2,966,315
Model City Energy Modern Landfill 1,430,832,491 59,264 1,201,600
Monroe-Livingston Power Production Plant Monroe-Livingston Landfill 190,604,000 7,577 57,600
GSF Fresh Kills Gas Plant
NYCDOS Fresh Kills Landfill 1,140,012,000 555,381,000 345,229
Oceanside Landfill Gas Recovery Facility Oceanside Landfill
Oneida-Herkimer Renewable Energy Facility Ava Landfill 578,584,000 27,099 9,077
Seneca Energy II, LLC - Ontario Landfill Gas to Energy Facility Ontario County Landfill 1,815,407,003 75,636
Seneca Energy, Inc. Seneca Meadows Landfill 2,597,570,983 113,989 2,463,848,024 2,690,348
Steuben Bath Landfill LFGTE Facility Bath Landfill 318,534,663 16,598
WM Canastota Renewable Energy Facility Madison County West Side Extension Landfill 123,858,219 4,968
WM Renewable Energy Chaffee Landfill Power Production Plant Chaffee Landfill 1,263,656,900 52,577 108,293
Totals: 16,239,252,617 716,345 3,020,430,624 15,791,305

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