Waste still the Cinderella
Twenty-two years ago, the first professional meeting on landfill gas took place in Britain. Two dozen case studies of gas migration incidents, some of which had caused death and injury, were presented at the seminar. A professional publication on the subject followed a year later. No operator or regulator should by then have remained ignorant of the hazards which the new generation of deeper, more contained landfills were posing to their surroundings.