"West Daviess County Landfill, Kentucky"
West Daviess County Landfill Owensboro, Kentucky L M O P P R O J E C T E X P O West Daviess County Landfill O v e r v i e w Open Year 1968 2 0 0 9 West Daviess County Landfill reports that it is currently required to collect and combust landfill gas under the Landfill NSPS/EG. Collection and utilization of the landfill gas at an estimated extraction rate of 1,076 scfm in 2010 would result in avoided emissions from conventional electricity sources, equivalent to preventing emissions of 20,000 metric tons of CO2e per year. These emission reductions are equivalent to any one of the following annual environmental benefits for 2010: Annual greenhouse gas emissions from 3,600 passenger vehicles Carbon sequestered annually by 4,500 acres of pine or fir forests CO2 emissions from 2,200,000 gallons of gasoline consumed Estimated Closure Year 2060 Waste in Place 2,250,000 tons (2008)1 Design Capacity 4,400,000 tons Annual Acceptance 250,000 tons (2008) CO2 emissions from 46,700 barrels of oil consumed Landfill Area 26 acres (45 acres permitted) Landfill Gas and Energy Potential 3,000 2010 Waste Depth LFG Production and Recovery (scfm) 100 80 feet 2,400 80 Wells in Place 14 wells2 1,800 60 Flare in Place Yes (currently flaring 375 scfm) 1,200 40 600 20 2001 2006 2011 2016 2021 2026 2031 2036 2041 53.6% 1. Waste in place amount reflects waste collected since 1995 from the Subtitle D portion of the landfill. 2. Landfill plans to install an additional 14 wells in the near future. Year ––––Gas Generation - - - - -Gas and Heat Recovery LandGEM Peak Recovery Estimation: 2,377 scfm (in 2060) 2046 Methane Content of Gas 0 0 Available Heat Rate (mmBtu/hr) Incentives for LFG Energy Don Davis Kentucky's Incentives for Energy Independence Act provides tax credits to Interim Citycompanies that build or renovate facilities that use renewable energy. To be Manager eligible, a landfill gas energy facility needs to generate at least 1 MW of energy with the electricity sold to an unrelated party. To qualify for the tax credit, the minimum renewable energy facility investment is $1 million in capital expenditures. The incentives include a reimbursement of up to 100 percent of the sales and use taxes on property, material, and equipment bought during construction; or a tax credit of up to 100 percent of the income tax and limited liability entity tax owed by the company. The maximum recovery for a single project from all incentives may not exceed 50 percent of the capital investment. More information on the Act can be found at http://www.thinkkentucky.com/kyedc/pdfs/IEIA.pdf. Landfill Location and Potential End Users Contact West Daviess County Landfill 7772 Hwy 815 Owensboro, KY 42301 Daviess County (Landfill Owner) Robbie Hocker 212 Saint Ann Street, Room 202 Fiscal Court Owensboro, KY 42303 270.229.4484 email@example.com Printed on 100% post‐consumer waste paper