Determination of the gaseous emission of toxic substances in the “Curva de Rodas” sanitary landfill in Medellín

  • Francisco Fernando García Rentería Universidad del Magdalena
  • Rubén Alberto Agudelo García Universidad de Antioquia
Keywords: landfill gas, NMOC, VOC, sanitary landfill, emision, simulates

Abstract

Results of the investigation conducted at the sanitary landfill Curva de Rodas, aimed to determine the emission and migration of toxic substances are presented. Traces of bencene, toluene, hexane, vinyl chloride and xilene were found. Concentrations of these substances were, however, below threshold limits at the landfill and below detectable limits in the air of populated areas adjacent to the sanitary landfill.

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Author Biographies

Francisco Fernando García Rentería, Universidad del Magdalena

Profesor del programa de Ingeniería Ambiental y Sanitaria

Rubén Alberto Agudelo García, Universidad de Antioquia

Profesor del Departamento de Ingeniería Sanitaria

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Published
2005-11-02
How to Cite
García Rentería F. F., & Agudelo García R. A. (2005). Determination of the gaseous emission of toxic substances in the “Curva de Rodas” sanitary landfill in Medellín. Revista Facultad De Ingeniería Universidad De Antioquia, (33), 70-83. Retrieved from https://revistas.udea.edu.co/index.php/ingenieria/article/view/344307