February 8, 2012
For the last six years, this flare burns off excess methane gas collected at the Fulton landfill. The flare creates a bright blue flame at night. Use of the flare can be resumed if the nearby generator burning methane needs to be maintained or it malfunctions.
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Methane gas from the closed Fulton landfill is now burned to power a new $450,000 generator to create electricity.