FAFE December Update

FAFE December Update

On Monday December 18, 2018, NYSDEC Regional Director Paul D’Amato sent a formal letter to Waste Management of NY, LLC (WM) regarding continued odor complaints at the High Acres Landfill facility. In his letter, Director D’Amato expressed his concern over allegations that a recent derailment resulted in NYC waste being delayed nearly 21 days before it was disposed at High Acres.

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12/19/2018 FAFE Statement to the Media

12/19/2018 FAFE Statement to the Media

FAFE, Inc. Adds NYC to Lawsuit Against Waste Management of New York

Fresh Air for the Eastside, Inc. and more than 200 individual residents of Fairport, Macedon and the surrounding areas, through their attorneys Knauf Shaw LLP, have added New York City to their formal complaint with the United States District Court Western District of New York against Waste Management of New York LLC.

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FAFE Hosts Political Forum on High Acres Landfill

FAFE Hosts Political Forum on High Acres Landfill

On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, Fresh Air for the Eastside Inc. (FAFE) hosted the FAFE Political Forum in Walworth, NY. The event provided an open invitation to candidates running for federal, state, and local seats an opportunity to address the public regarding the impact that the High Acres Landfill has had on the local community. Residents negatively impacted by High Acres Landfill from both Wayne and Monroe County were invited to hear the candidates’ ideas and solutions for the local dilemma.

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9/19/2018 FAFE Statement to the Media

9/19/2018 FAFE Statement to the Media

In response to the Town of Perinton’s statement today regarding Waste Management’s commitment to the community, Gary McNeil, President of FAFE, Inc. stated;

“Waste Management stated earlier this year that they had a blank check to resolve issues that were caused by negligent business decisions. They continue to protect their revenue stream coming from NYC while diverting attention from the root problem, which is too much garbage being shipped in from NYC and Albany regions. After a year of no resolution, FAFE believes remediation items listed in today’s Town of Perinton press release are insufficient. FAFE’s proposed solution includes permanent closure of the Perinton landfill and drastic reduction of daily intake from NYC trash trains.”

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