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October 20, 2014

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A methane gas collection pipe is shown during a tour of Sunrise Landfill Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. In 1998, a storm damaged the landfill cap, sending waste into the Las Vegas Wash and Lake Mead. The tour marked the completion of $36 million in storm control construction.

Steve Marcus

A methane gas collection pipe is shown during a tour of Sunrise Landfill Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. In 1998, a storm damaged the landfill cap, sending waste into the Las Vegas Wash and Lake Mead. The tour marked the completion of $36 million in storm control construction.