Landfill Transformed into ‘Peace Park’

Railroad Tunnel Clearance Improvement and Linear Replacement: What Happens with Unexpected Ground Conditions during Tunnel Construction?
To increase the capacity and efficiency of transporting waste by rail to an existing landfill, Enviro Solutions Inc., the landfill owner, and CSX Transportation (CSXT), the rail line owner, sought the...

2012 OPAL Awards Videos
Introductions for ASCE's 2012 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award finalists along with the acceptance speech of the winner, the Hoover Dam Bypass. Also shown are...

NewsBriefs: Engineers Trace Methane Production in Landfills To Single Microbe (North Carolina State University)

NYC Project Transforms Landfill into a Sprawling Recreational Oasis

Short Takes: Volunteer Helps D.C. Fifth Graders Construct Landfills in Fish Tanks

Design Considerations for Expansion of an Existing Landfill Over Extremely Compressible Soils

NewsBriefs: Reclaimed Landfill Wins Architecture Award

Mapping Aquifer Zones Based on Microbial Ecology and Geochemistry in a Landfill Leachate Plume with a Self Organizing Map
We implemented a self-organizing map to delineate aqueous geochemistry and microbial ecology in landfill leachate. In subsurface ecosystems microorganisms mitigate a myriad of chemical...

Structural Engineering: New Jersey Clubhouse 'Floats' on Reclaimed Landfill

Modeling Fort Ord Site OU2's Remediation System Using Optimization
Fort Ord.s Site OU2 is located approximately 80 miles south of San Francisco near Monterey Bay in Monterey County, California. Fort Ord contains two landfills which were used for residential...

NewsBriefs: Tap Into Landfills For Energy (New Scientist)

In the Field: Award Recognizes Beneficial Use of Landfill Gas

Urban Planning: Park Flourishes in Ancient Cairo Landfill

NewsBriefs: Standard Developed for Landfill Covers (ASTM International)

NewsBriefs: Overview Published on Alternative Landfill Covers (Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council)

Under Cover
In capping a 190-acre hazardous landfill in metropolitan Los Angeles, engineers saved time and money by relying on a construction method seldom used in the environmental sector: design/build....

Examining the Alternatives
A study being conducted at the variety of locations around the country is investigating whether landfill covers made of fine soils and vegetation can be just as effective as traditional...

Consolidated Effort
Engineers remedied a landfill polluted with polychlorinated biphenyls by removing the most contaminated detritus and consolidating the rest under a multilayered, impermeable cap....

Solid Waste: Bioreactor Landfills Will Use Recalled Tires





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