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The Production of Methane by the Anaerobic Decomposition of Garbage and Waste Materials.

Authors
Johnson-GE; Kunka-LM; Decker-WA; Forney-AJ
Source
163D Nat'l Mtg ACS Boston Massasachusetts Apr 10-14 1972 Preprints 1972 Apr; 16(4):70-78
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10010368
Abstract
Much of today's solid waste could be converted to methane by anaerobic digestion. Batch tests have been made with garbage, paper, wood, bovine wastes, grass, coal, and chars. Yields of methane of up to 4 cubic feet per pound of garbage have been obtained.
Publication Date
19720401
Document Type
OP;
Fiscal Year
1972
Identifying No.
OP 72-72
Issue of Publication
4
NIOSH Division
PERC;
Source Name
163D Nat'l. Mtg. ACS, Boston, Massachusetts, Apr. 10-14, 1972, Preprints, V. 16, No. 4, PP. 70-78
State
MA;
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