Developing former landfill

07Jun / 2011

Developing former landfill

Read the latest GGS editorial by Simon Talbot, Developing former landfill.  The article focuses on the challenges in quantifying the ground-gas risk posed by former landfill sites. The use of continuous monitoring techniques can better quantify the real ground-gas risks from former landfill, allowing development to go ahead without the need for over-conservative and expensive protection measures. The paper also stresses the need for quality installation of ground-gas membranes.

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