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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200+ Residents File Formal Complaint Against Waste Management

200+ Residents File Formal Complaint Against Waste Management

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.

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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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