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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Nose burning? WM says to take Benedryl.

Nose burning? WM says to take Benedryl.

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....

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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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A Community Solution for a Corporate Problem

A Community Solution for a Corporate Problem

Recent interactions with Waste Management (WM) and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) have once again implied there are concerns with the data collected via the Fresh Air for the Eastside (FAFE) app. FAFE, INC firmly believes that the FAFE app continues to serve as the most beneficial and reliable tool for gathering odor complaints for our community...

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