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Contaminated flue dust may be shipped to Colorado

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Contaminated flue dust from a mining and metallurgical Superfund site in Idaho may be headed to a Colorado landfill.

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Billings Regional Landfill

Billings Regional Landfill

A trash container truck drives into the Billings Regional Landfill.

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High volume at landfill has left a mess on roadside

High volume at landfill has left a mess on roadside

A continuing and somewhat messy lingering effect of the May 18 hailstorm is the daily unsightliness alongside South Billings Boulevard.

July 07, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Unloading garbage

Unloading garbage

Several people unload garbage at Billings Regional Landfill on Saturday. Landfill employees have had to pick up fallen refuse from South Billings Boulevard dropped by locals unloading their trash.

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A bulldozer crests a hill

A bulldozer crests a hill

HANNAH POTES/Gazette Staff photosA bulldozer crests a hill at Billings Regional Landfill on Saturday.

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Landfill picking up the slack

Landfill picking up the slack

A couple unloads trash at Billings Regional Landfill on Saturday. Landfill employees have had to pick up fallen refuse from South Billings Boulevard dropped by locals unloading their trash.

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Landfill picking up the slack

Landfill picking up the slack

Billings Regional Landfill employees have had to pick up the slack of locals dropping off their trash; each day employees pick up fallen refuse from South Billings Boulevard.

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Trucks wait to be weighed

Trucks wait to be weighed

Trucks wait to be weighed before dropping off garbage at Billings Regional Landfill on Saturday.

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Proposal would hike residential trash pickup by $2 per month

The Billings City Council is considering increasing residential garbage collection rates by more than $2 per month beginning July 1.

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Turning trash into gas at the Billings landfill

Turning trash into gas at the Billings landfill

Montana-Dakota Utilities landfill gas operations specialist Michael Ogburn explains how they extract natural gas created as the trash in the landfill breaks down below the dirt.

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methane control diagram

methane control diagram

A control room diagrm shows processing of natural gas from decomposing trash at the Billings landfill by Montana Dakota Utilities. February 5, 2014

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methane control room

methane control room

The control panel providing electricity for MDU’s natural gas plant.

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methane production from trash

methane production from trash

Garbage trucks unload their cargo recently as natural gas from decomposing trash is being produced and sold from the Billings landfill by Montana Dakota Utilities.

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methane powered generator

methane powered generator

Jeff Sekavec starts an electrical generator that helps supply power to a natural gas plant at the Billings landfill owned by Montana Dakota Utilities.

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methane plant tour

methane plant tour

Mike Ogburn, plant supervisor, gives visitors a tour of the natural gas processing plant operated by Montana Dakota Utilities at the Billings landfill.

February 05, 2014 3:22 pmLoading…
No. 8: Montana Dakota Utilities, $2,851,800

No. 8: Montana Dakota Utilities, $2,851,800

No. 8: Montana Dakota Utilities, $2,851,800

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Missoula landfill detonates dynamite found in garbage

MISSOULA - A loud blast that rattled windows and nerves across Missoula mid-Saturday morning was due to the detonation of some dynamite found Friday night at the Allied Waste landfill.

November 24, 2012 8:07 pmLoading…
Fire crews respond to morning fire at landfill

Fire crews respond to morning fire at landfill

Firefighters scrambled to the Billings landfill after a column of smoke was seen stretching over the horizon early Friday.

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Smoke on the horizon

Smoke on the horizon

Smoke rises from a fire at the Billings landfill early Friday.

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Fire burns west end of the Billings city landfill

Fire burns west end of the Billings city landfill

A small fire burned on the west end of the Billings city landfill Wednesday. Emergency responders from the Billings Fire Department and personnel of the landfill were on the scene fighting the fire at about 6:30 p.m.

August 08, 2012 8:20 pmLoading…

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