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California 8,400 35.2 yearsRepublic ServicesDuring the second quarter of 2010, 52 additional landfill gas extraction wells, including replacement wells and 12 new landfill gas wells, were installed at Sunshine to augment the site's gas control system.

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Sunshine Canyon Landfill

Location: California
Tons Per Day: 8,400
Remaining Life: 35.2 years
Operator: Republic Services
Landfill Gas:During the second quarter of 2010, 52 additional landfill gas extraction wells, including replacement wells and 12 new landfill gas wells, were installed at Sunshine to augment the site's gas control system.

Source: Wunderlich Securities, Republic Services

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