Landfill Gas-to-Energy Facility

Summary

SCH Number
2010088378
Lead Agency
San Joaquin County
Document Title
Landfill Gas-to-Energy Facility
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

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
San Joaquin County
1810 East Hazelton Avenue
Stockton, CA 95205

(209) 468-3085

Location

Counties
San Joaquin

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15329
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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