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Landfill Gas Workshop: Same Rules, Same Gas – LFG design, Operations & Beneficial Use

By February 9, 2015 May 8th, 2015 Uncategorized

Same Rules, Same Gas – LFG Design, Operations and Beneficial Use

Sheraton Vancouver Airport

7551 Westminster Highway 

Richmond, BC V6X 1A3

Wednesday March 25, 2015

The Landfill Gas Workshop offered by SWANA BC Pacific & Yukon Chapter features an overview of issues facing engineers, managers and operators dealing with landfill gas collection systems. The workshop takes an in-depth look at current and upcoming regulatory requirements, with presentations applicable to small and large facilities. You will find information on regulatory, technical, operational, greenhouse gas emission reduction and beneficial use issues. The 1-day sessions will highlight successes and challenges at landfill gas systems throughout BC.

The workshop offers attendees a unique opportunity to network with a wide range of solid waste experts, share lessons learned and successes as well as discussions related to where the landfill gas industry is headed in BC with the upcoming implementation of the LFG regulation.

This session will take place on Wednesday March 25th from 8AM to 4PM at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel.


7:30 – 8:00 AM – Registration and Continental Breakfast – Foyer of Westminster Room

8:00AM – Technical Session: Design, Collection and Regulation

  • LFG Collection, Planning, and Monitoring: The BC Technical Requirements Overview. A Consultant Perspective (Deacon Liddy, CRA)
  • LFG Collection – Integration with the Planning and Design Phase (Evan Griffiths, CH2MHILL)
  • 75% Efficiency – Target and Reality (Ali R. Abedini, Sperling Hansen Inc.)
  • Case Study BC Landfills: Different Strokes-Different Folks (Michel Lefebvre, XCG)
  • LFG Efficiency and safety challenges (Helmut Blanken, HBHE Consulting)
  • Session Panel

10:30AM – Coffee and Networking

10:45AM – Operational Experiences Session

  • COK Collection and Operational Experience in a Dry Landfill to Meet LFG Specifications for LFG to Pipeline (Darren Envoldson-City of Kelowna)
  • Challenges and Solutions: Salmon Arm Landfill Gas Extraction (Isaac Walker, Columbia Shuswap Regional District)
  • Operational Challenges for LFG Collection in an Aging Small Landfill (Paul Litt, Metro-Coquitlam Landfill)
  • Session Panel

12:15 – 1:00PM – Lunch (sponsor to present – Humdinger Compaction Overview)

1:00 – 3:30PM – GHG and LFG Beneficial Reuse

  • The Journey from Voluntary to Beneficial GHG Emission Reduction Credits (Petra Wildauer, RDFFG)
  • Creating Value from GHG Emissions at Small Landfills (Tony Sperling, Sperling Hansen Inc.)
  • LFG Regulation, GHG and the Climate Investment Branch/Business Case or Not (Deacon Liddy, CRA)

2:15 – 2:30 PM – Coffee and Networking

  • The Future of Biogas and LFG (Scott Gramm, Fortis, BC)
  • Session Panel

Register today – Click here to go to our Eventbrite registration page.

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