Purification and Liquefaction of Biomethane Landfill Gas for Transportation Fuel


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Purification and Liquefaction of Biomethane Landfill Gas for Transportation Fuel
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project will evaluate and analyze methodologies to overcome the technological challenges of landfill gas purification and demonstrate liquefaction technology for the recovery and conversion of renewable landfill biomethane to LNG as transportion fuel. The aim is to develop and introduce economically viable and environmentally friendly on-site landfill gas recovery, purification, and liquefaction of biomethane. The resulting LNG will consist of cryogenically liquefied pipeline quality natural gas, and it will be utilized primarily to fuel the fleet vehicles of Waste Management Inc. (WMI), proprietor of the landfill.

Contact Information

David Effross
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306 - Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
Basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities that do not result in major disturbances to an environmental resource.

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