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.Read More
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 filed a formal complaint with the United States District Court Western District of New York against Waste Management of New York LLC.Read More
On the morning of 4/12/18, a local resident went for a run, and encountered what he believes to be strong landfill/H2S odors at the corner of 31F and Wakeman, near the new cell tower. This resident is not a Facebook user, nor a member of the FAFE closed Facebook group.
After running the 0.25 mile back home, this resident experienced a noticeable burning in his nasal passages and throat....Read More
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...Read More