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Re: We Killed the Pacific Ocean

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Originally Posted by casey1999 View Post
Most people think that trash is supposed to decompose in a landfill. The opposite is actually true. Landfills have a water proof liner and a clay water proof cap. Idea is to try to keep all water out so the leachate does not contaminate water sources. In the process, there is very little oxygen in a landfill. Landfills actually produce methane that can be burned and used to produce electicity by using a gas turbine.
Trvia fact: Anybody know what the worlds largest man made thing is?


It's the Fresh Kills Landfill in Staten Island, NY
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