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).

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.