methane monitoring system

methane monitoring system

[′meth‚ān ′män·ə·triŋ ‚sis·təm]
(mining engineering)
A system that samples methane content in mine air continuously and feeds this information into an electrical device that cuts off power in each mining machine when the methane content rises above a predetermined level.
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Because the site was previously a land infill area for refuse, we have a special methane monitoring system in place.
At Towne Avenue Elementary School in Carson, a school adjacent to a landfill, upkeep of the methane monitoring system wasn't done for years even though Los Angeles County was paying the school district to do it.
These tests mark the latest chapter in the development of what we believe will eventually be a universal methane monitoring system for detecting fugitive natural-gas emissions and contributing to studies of climate change, said Lance Christensen, OPLS principal investigator at JPL.
At Poly, the methane monitoring system was the joint responsibility of the school district and the City's Bureau of Sanitation.
Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Methane Monitoring System For Mine Cruiser At Alp
School board member Caprice Young, who represents a district that includes Poly High, said she became aware of the methane monitoring system on the campus during a tour of the school shortly after taking office on July 1.
The LAUSD School Safety Team, created last year to review environmental conditions at campuses in the nation's second-largest school district, most notably the controversial Belmont Learning Center, discovered the oversight during a recent review of Poly High's methane monitoring system.
During inspections of the Cayey and Arroyo landfills, the EPA discovered that both lacked adequate security, adequate stormwater controls, and effective ground water and methane monitoring systems, and had steep and potentially unstable slopes.