FAFE Denied Transparency from Perinton Town Board

FAFE Denied Transparency from Perinton Town Board

On December 20, 2018, FAFE legal counsel, Knauf Shaw LLP, submitted a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Request to view draft documents for the Host Community Agreement (HCA) with Waste Management’s High Acres landfill. The Perinton Town Board (PTB) continues to state that that the request is “premature”, as Town staff has yet to complete its internal evaluation of its legal counsel’s draft Host Community Agreement.

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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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