Elk River Landfill

by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Three engines that help turn landfill gas into electricity were replaced recently at the Elk River Landfill, in a process that requires a crane to lift the 26,000-pound units. Tom Sagstetter, conservation and key accounts manager for Elk River Municipal Utilities, said every five years the engines are removed and […]

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Elk River Municipal Utilities is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the landfill gas-to-electricity production plant from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. The public is invited to the Elk River Landfill for the celebration, which will highlight the production of enough renewable energy to supply the electricity for more than 19,000 average homes for […]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer The Zimmerman City Council voted Monday to continue on to phase 2 of the city’s desire to build a leachate processing facility for use by Waste Management of Elk River. The facility, if built, would process leachate from the Elk River Landfill, making it safe and inert for the environment […]

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