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State Approves Long-Awaited Permits to Expand Ontario County Landfill

Article-State Approves Long-Awaited Permits to Expand Ontario County Landfill

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has approved the permits needed to for a 43.5-acre expansion of the Ontario County landfill. The permits will allow landfill manager Casella Waste Management Systems to continue taking waste at the landfill in the town of Seneca while the company expands the landfill by constructing new cells at the site.

The DEC Commissioner affirmed the Oct. 7, 2015 ruling of the administrative law judge, according to Ontario County.

The ruling means the county “successfully established the proposed landfill expansion will meet all New York State environmental law requirements, and that any increase in noise from landfill operations will fall below the regulatory maximum levels,” according to the county.

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