gasification

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gasification

[′gas·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
Any chemical or heat process used to convert a substance to a gas; coal is converted by the Hygas process to a gaseous fuel.
(mining engineering)
A method for exploiting poor-quality coal and thin coal seams by burning the coal in place to produce combustible gas which can be burned to generate power or processed into chemicals and fuels. Also known as underground gasification.
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Demolition of the former manufactured gas plant was completed in 1975 and the remaining building now on the property houses pipes, valves and switches that is part of NSTAR's local natural gas distribution system.
VeruTEK currently has contracts for engineering optimization studies in its laboratories for remediation of creosote for a large Superfund site in Louisiana, a landfill in the northeast, industrial surfactant sites in the Midwest, several manufactured gas plant sites, and other projects in the United States and Europe.
Demolition of the former manufactured gas plant was completed in 1975 and the building now on the property houses pipes, valves and switches that are part of NSTAR's local natural gas distribution system.
Town Border Station at the manufactured gas plant was retired after 60 years service.
Decreased costs associated with environmental remediation of the company's manufactured gas plants.
The project site was the Shelby Street manufactured gas plant site in downtown Bristol.
Langan's core disciplines -- site/civil, geotechnical, and environmental engineering -- are complemented by landscape architecture and planning, survey, traffic, CADD/GIS, and cultural resources and permitting services, as well as manufactured gas plant remediation (MGP) services.
The balance of the SBC increase will cover costs incurred through June 30, 2002, for NJNG's improvements to three former manufactured gas plant (MGP) properties.
Additionally, NJNG received approval to recover carrying costs on its expenditures associated with remediating the Company's former manufactured gas plant sites.
Highway 2) that contained a manufactured gas plant from 1885 to 1947, a portion of the Wisconsin Central Limited Railroad corridor, and Kreher Park, which was built upon wood waste from lumber mills that ceased operating in the early 1930's.
Brieant approved a settlement agreement between the City of Newburgh, New York and Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation, ending nearly four years of litigation over contamination of City property bordering the Hudson River, near a former manufactured gas plant.

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