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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Continued Odors Cause 200+ Residents to Petition State to Modify Landfill Permit

Continued Odors Cause 200+ Residents to Petition State to Modify Landfill Permit

Documents obtained from the town of Perinton, Macedon and NYSDEC, as well as oral testimony from WM and its engineers at a January 16th, 2018 Perinton Conservation Board meeting, has led the legal team to conclude that there is sufficient documentary evidence that WM violated, and continues to violate, their permits

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Remediation Torn to Shreds

Remediation Torn to Shreds

On April 5, Waste Management released a community update to inform residents that, on April 3, high winds resulted in damage to exposed portions of the geomembrane cover at High Acres.  In recent months, both Waste Management (WM) and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) have applauded the speedy installation of this geomembrane cover, and have promised that its implementation would result in a significant decrease in odors experienced by the community...

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