Landfill Gas-to-Energy Facility


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Joaquin County
Document Title
Landfill Gas-to-Energy Facility
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Ameresco is proposing a project that would install a gas (LFG) cogeneration plant at the Foothill Sanitary Landfill for recovery of energy from the LFG presently being collected and combusted in accordance with the County's federal Title V permit. This project is solely an Ameresco project on land leased from the County within Foothill Sanitary Landfill. Installing and operating two LFG-fired Internal Combustion engines and generators. Each engine will be sized to combust a maximum of 942 standard cubic feet per minute of LFG and produce approximately 2.175 Megawatts of electric power. The proposed LFG-fired engines are expected to cause increases in emission levels for the Foothill Sanitary Landfill.

Contact Information

Mark Hopkins
Agency Name
San Joaquin County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Joaquin

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The cogeneration plant will have a capacity of approximately 2.175 Megawatts (MW) of electric power (well below the 50 MW limit).

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