Manure by rail? (Not really)

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Posted by BaltACD on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 8:01 PM

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Aberdeen SD where my wife is from is as flat as a pancake. The city landfill is about 5 miles out of town. You can see the trash pile and the dirt pile used to cover the trash for miles.

South Florida is as flat as a crape - the highest things around are the trash mountains - that I suspect are 300 - 400 feet high adjacent to I-95 and the Florida Turnpike

         

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Posted by mudchicken on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 12:40 AM

Not sure why they are building a couple of those within sight of the airport here in Denver Hmm

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Posted by Murphy Siding on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 7:21 AM

mudchicken

Not sure why they are building a couple of those within sight of the airport here in Denver Hmm

 

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Posted by tree68 on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 7:57 AM

Some areas are discovering that their landfills are actually gold mines.

Several landfills in NY state are tapping the methane that comes off the trash and using it as fuel to generate electricity.  One such operation that I know of uses the waste heat from the generators to air condition greenhouses, where around one fifth of the "hothouse" tomatoes grown in NY are grown...

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Posted by mudchicken on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 11:12 AM

Generally, you put a major airport in an obstacle free zone. Then again, Denver city and county government is known for being a little flighty.

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mudchicken

Not sure why they are building a couple of those within sight of the airport here in Denver Hmm

 

 

 

Tourist attraction? They can auction off the naming rights. Mischief

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