Landfill Leachate and Gas Publications

Moody, C, Townsend, T (2016). "A comparison of landfill leachates based on waste composition/" Waste Management,  doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2016.09.020

Roessler, J, Cheng, W, Hayes, J, Shou, L, Ferraro, C, Wu, CY, Bergin, M, Townsend, T (2016). "Evaluation of the leaching risk posed by the beneficial use of ammoniated coal fly ash." Fuel.  184: 613-619. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2016.07.041

Krause, M., Chickering, G, Townsend, T, Reinhart, D (2016). "Critical review of methane generation potential of municipal solid waste." Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology.  In Press

Kadambala, R, Powell, J, Singh, K, Townsend, T (2016). "Evaluation of a buried vertical well leachate recirculation system for municipal solid waste landfills." Waste Management and Research.  doi:10.1177/0734242X16659921

Krause, M, Chickering, G, Townsend, T (2016). "Translating landfill methane generation parameters among first-order decay models." Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association.  doi:10.1080/10962247.2016.1200158

Krause, M, Townsend, T (2016). "Life-cycle assumptions of landfilled polylactic acid underpredict methane generation."  Environmental Science and Technology Letters.  doi:10.1021/acs.estlett.6b00068

Powell, J, Jain, P, Smith, J, Townsend, T, Tolaymat, T (2015). "Does Disposing of Construction and Demolition Debris in Unlined Landfills Impact Groundwater Quality? Evidence from 91 Landfill Sites in Florida." Environmental Science and Technology. doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b01368

McKnight, T, Cho, Y, Townsend, T, Choate, A (2015). “Cone penetration testing for characterizing landfilled municipal solid waste.”Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE. 141(3). http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001243.

Jain, P., Ko, J., Kumar, D., Powell, J., Kim, H., Maldonado, L., Townsend, T., Reinhart, D. (2014). “Case study of landfill leachate recirculation using small-diameter vertical wells.” Waste Management. 34(11):2312-2320.

Zhang, J, Dubey, B, Townsend, T (2014). “The effect of moisture control and air venting on H2S production and leachate quality in mature C&D debris landfills.” Environmental Science and Technology. 48(20):11777-11786.

Singh, S., Moody, C., Townsend, T. (2014) “Ozonation pretreatment for stabilized landfill leachate high-pressure membrane treatment.”Desalination. 344:163-170.

Zhang, J., Kim, H., Townsend, T. (2014) “Methodology for assessing thioarsenic formation potential in sulfidic landfill environments.” Chemosphere. 107:311-318.

Xu, Q., Powell, J., Jain, P., Townsend, T. (2014) “Modeling of H2S migration through landfill cover materials.” 254(15):254-260. Journal of Hazardous Materials.

Xu, Q., Townsend, T. (2014) “Factors affecting temporal H2S emission at C&D debris landfills.” Chemosphere. 96:105-111. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.07.052.

Xu., Q., Powell, J., Tolaymat, T., Townsend, T. (2013) “Seepage Control Strategies at Bioreactor Landfills.” Submitted to ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000185.

Ko, J., Townsend, T., Kim, H. (2012). “Evaluation of the Potential Methane Yield of Industrial Wastewaters Used in Bioreactor Landfills.”Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management. 14:162-168. doi:10.1007/s10163-012-0053-1.

Singh, S., Townsend, T., Boyer, T. (2012) “Evaluation of coagulation (FeCl3) and anion exchange (MIEX) for stabilized landfill leachate treatment and high-pressure membrane pretreatment.” Separation and Purification Technology. 96:98-106. doi:10.1016/j.seppur.2012.05.014.

Kim, H., Townsend, T. (2012) “Wet landfill decomposition rate determination using methane yield results for excavated waste samples.”Waste Management. 32(7):1427-1433. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2012.03.017.

Singh, S., Townsend, T., Mazyck, D., Boyer, T. (2012) “Equilibrium and intra-particle diffusion of stabilized landfill leachate onto micro- and meso-porous activated carbon.” Water Research. 46(2):491-499. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2011.11.007.

Timmons, J., Cho, Y., Townsend, T., Berge, N., Reinhart, D. (2012) “Total earth pressure for measuring loads in a municipal solid waste landfill.” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering.  30(1):95-105. doi:10.1007/s10706-011-9452-7.

Xu, Q., Kim, H., Jain, P., Townsend, T. (2012) “Hydrologic evaluation of landfill performance (HELP) modeling in bioreactor landfill design and permitting.” Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management. 14(1):38-46.  doi:10.1007/s10163-011-0035-8.

Larson, J., Kumar, S., Gale, A., Jain, P., Townsend, T. (2012) “A field study to estimate the vertical air permeability of compacted MSW using a barometric pumping analytical model.”  Waste Management and Research. 30(3): 276-284.  doi:10.1177/0734242X11424592.

Kim, H., Jang, Y-C., Townsend, T. (2011) “The behavior and long-term fate of metals in simulated landfill bioreactors under aerobic and anaerobic conditions.” Journal of Hazardous Materials. 194:369-377. doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2011.07.119.

Boyer, T., Graf, K., Comstock, S., Townsend, T. (2011) “Magnetic ion exchange treatment of stabilized landfill leachate.” Chemosphere. 83(9):1220-1227. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2011.03.040.

Wise, W., Townsend, T. (2011) “One-dimensional gas flow models for municipal solid waste landfills: Cylindrical and spherical symmetries.” Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE. 137:514-516.  doi:10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0000342.

Cho, Y., Ko, J., Chi, L., Townsend, T.  (2011) “Food Waste Impact on Municipal Solid Waste Angle of Internal Friction.”  Waste Management. 31:26-32.

Comstock, S., Boyer, G., Graf, S. Townsend. T. (2010). “Effect of landfill characteristics on leachate organic matter properties and coagulation treatability.”  Chemosphere, 81: 976-983.

Xu, Q., Townsend, T., Reinhart, D. (2010) “Attenuation of Hydrogen Sulfide at Construction and Demolition Debris Landfills Using Alternative Cover Materials.” Waste Management. 30(4), 660-666.

Dubey, B., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H.  (2010). “Metal Loss from Treated Wood Products when in Contact with Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Leachate.” Journal of Hazardous Materials. 175 (1-3), 558-568.  

Spalvins, E., Dubey, B., Townsend, T. (2008).  “Impact of Electronic Waste Disposal on Lead Concentrations in Landfill Leachate.”Environmental Science and Technology. 42(19) 7452–7458.

Jambeck, J., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H. (2008) “Landfill Disposal of CCA-treated Wood with Construction and Demolition (C&D) Debris: Arsenic, Chromium and Copper Concentrations in Leachate.”  Environmental Science and Technology. 42(15) 5740-5745.

Wadanambi, L., Dubey, B., Townsend, T. (2008) “The Leaching of Lead from Lead Based Paint in Landfill Environments” Journal of Hazardous Materials. 57, 194-200.

Plaza, C., Xu, Q., Townsend, T., Bitton, G., Booth, M. (2007) “Evaluation of Alternative Landfill Cover Soils for Attenuating Hydrogen Sulfide from C&D Debris Landfills.”  Journal of Environmental Management. 84(3): 314-322.

Yang, K., Xu, Q., Townsend, T., Chadik, P., Bitton, B., Booth M. (2006) “Hydrogen sulfide generation in simulated C&D debris landfills: Impact of waste composition.” Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association, 56: 1130-1138.

Jambeck, J., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H.  (2006) “Leaching of chromated copper arsenate (CCA)-treated wood in a simulated monofill and its potential impacts to landfill leachate.” Journal of Hazardous Materials. A135:21-31.

Lee, S., Xu, Q., Booth, M., Townsend, T., Chadik, P., Bitton, G. (2006) “Reduced Sulfur Compounds in Gas from Construction and Demolition Debris Landfills.” Waste Management.  26(5):526-533.

Powell, J., Jain, P., Kim, H., Townsend, T., Reinhart, D.  (2006) “Changes in landfill gas quality as a result of controlled air injection.”Environmental Science and Technology. 40(3):1029-1034.

Berge, N., Reinhart, D., Dietz, J., Townsend, T. (2006) “In-situ ammonia removal in bioreactor landfill leachate.” Waste Management. 26:334-343.

Townsend, T., Wise, W., Jain, P. (2005) “One-dimensional Gas Flow Model for Horizontal Gas Collection Systems at Municipal Solid Waste Landfills.”  Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE. 131(12):

Jang. Y., Townsend, T. (2003). “Effect of waste depth on leachate quality from laboratory construction and demolition debris landfills.”Environmental Engineering Science. 20(3):183-196.

Ward, M., Bitton, G., Townsend, T., Booth, M. (2002).  “Determining toxicity of leachates from Florida municipal solid waste landfills using a battery-of-tests approach.” Environmental Toxicology. 17:258-266.

Weber, W., Jang, Y., Townsend, T., and Laux, S.  (2002). “Leachate from land disposed residential construction waste.”  Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE. 128(3):237-245

Ward, M., Bitton, G., Townsend, T. (2000).  “Toxicity testing of municipal solid waste leachates with CerioFAST.” Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 64:100-106.

Townsend, T., Jang, Y., Thurn, L. (1999)  “Simulation of construction and demolition waste leachate.” Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE. 125(11):1071-1081.

Craven, W., Townsend, T., Vogel, K., Laux, S. (1999). “Field Investigation of Landfill Leachate Collection System Clogging.” Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, ASCE. 3(1):2-9.

Townsend, T., and Miller, W. (1998) “Leachate recycle using horizontal injection” Advances in Environmental Research. 2(2):129-138.

Townsend, T., Miller, W. (1997). “Landfill gas extraction from leachate collection systems.” Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management. 24(3):131-136.

Townsend, T., Miller. W. L., Earle, J. (1995). “Leachate recycle infiltration ponds.” Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE.121(6):465-471.

Townsend, T., Miller, W., Bishop, R., Carter, J. (1994). “Combining systems for leachate recirculation and landfill gas collection.” Solid Waste Technologies. 8(4):18-24.