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The Production of Methane by the Anaerobic Decomposition of Garbage and Waste Materials.
Johnson GE; Kunka LM; Decker WA; Forney AJ
163D Nat'l Mtg ACS Boston Massasachusetts Apr 10-14 1972 Preprints 1972 Apr; 16(4):70-78
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.
Issue of Publication
163D Nat'l. Mtg. ACS, Boston, Massachusetts, Apr. 10-14, 1972, Preprints, V. 16, No. 4, PP. 70-78
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