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CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
Landfill Gas
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Exhibit 17-1

Denton Biodiesel Plant

In Denton, landfill gas is used to produce biodiesel fuel. Gas wells from Denton’s landfill supply gas for heating water, as part of a chemical process that converts vegetable oils and animal fats to biodiesel fuel. A boiler supplies heat. With the addition of a catalyst, the reactor produces biodiesel and byproducts of glycerin and wastewater. The wastewater can be applied to roads to help control dust at the landfill.

For more information on this exhibit, please contact the Comptroller’s Data Services Division at 512-463-4900 or at P.O. Box 13528, Austin, Texas 78711-3528.

Source: Biodiesel Industries of Greater Dallas Fort Worth, LLC.

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