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Ontario Landfill systems damaged by November landslide won’t be fixed for two more months, Casella confirms

Ontario Landfill systems damaged by November landslide won’t be fixed for two more months, Casella confirms
Damages to gas extraction and leachate control systems caused by a landslide four months ago at the Ontario County Landfill won’t be fixed before the middle of May, Casella Waste Systems Inc. recently told state ... more
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Supervisors consider future of Ontario County Landfill

Ontario County Landfill cited again as odors continue to be major problem
The Ontario County Board's Planning & Environmental Quality Committee is delving deep into discussions about the potential closure of the Ontario County Landfill in 2028. The landfill, spanning 389 acres in Seneca, has been a ... more
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Seneca Town Board hires EnSol for audit of landfill funds

DEC cites Ontario County Landfill for odors again
The Seneca Town Board has once again selected Niagara Falls-based EnSol Inc. to conduct an annual audit of payments received from Casella Waste Services of Ontario LLC for the year 2023. This ongoing agreement, in ... more
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Two hospitalized after crash in Ontario County: Penn Yan driver ticketed

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The Ontario County Sheriff's Office provided an update on a crash that happened at the intersection of Little Church and Gorham roads in the town of Seneca on Wednesday. According to a news release, Brenda ... more
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Another year without town tax thanks to Ontario County Landfill

DEC cites Ontario County Landfill for odors again
Residents of the town of Seneca, home to the Ontario County Landfill, are set to benefit from a town tax waiver for the 21st consecutive year, thanks to the annual revenue generated by Casella Waste ... more
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DEC inspector says Ontario County Landfill landslide was non-violating

Ontario County gives engineer more time to solve landfill stench
A recent soil-cap slide at the Ontario County Landfill has been thoroughly inspected by a state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) inspector, who found no violations of solid-waste regulations. The incident, which occurred on November ... more
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Ontario County continues response to landfill landslide

Ontario County continues response to landfill landslide
Following the November 16 collapse of a 3½-acre section of permanent soil cap at the Ontario County Landfill, Carla Jordan, the county’s Director of Sustainability and Solid Waste Management, along with officials from Casella Waste ... more
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Deputies: 91-year-old suffers medical emergency leading to crash in Seneca

Deputies: 91-year-old suffers medical emergency leading to crash in Seneca
Deputies provided an update on a single-car crash with injuries that happened at the intersection of County Road 4 and County Road 20 in the town of Seneca on Friday. Around 9:24 a.m. deputies responded ... more
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Ontario County tries to manage landfill landslide aftermath

DEC cites Ontario County Landfill for odors again
Following a landslide at the Ontario County Landfill last week, county officials and Casella Waste Services have implemented immediate measures to manage the situation. A berm has been constructed using the displaced cover soil to ... more
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Ontario County Landfill landslide won’t cost taxpayers anything to fix: Cause still under investigation

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Ontario County officials provided additional insights into the recent landslide at the Ontario County Landfill in the town of Seneca, where approximately three and a half acres of material slid from the landfill's southwest corner ... more
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Seneca man arrested at Byrne Dairy in Geneva for stalking

Ontario County Sheriff’s Office offers lateral transfers, incaddress staffing issue
Deputies arrested a town of Seneca resident following an arrest at the Byrne Dairy in Geneva. A little before 6 p.m. on Monday deputies arrested Jerry Panna, 41, of Seneca for fourth-degree stalking. Deputies didn't ... more
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Cause ‘unknown’ of landslide at Ontario County Landfill; no waste escaped facility, Casella says

Cause ‘unknown’ of landslide at Ontario County Landfill; no waste escaped facility, Casella says
Casella Waste Systems Inc. has made “significant progress in moving soil over the weekend” at the Ontario County Landfill after a two-foot-thick layer of soil slid down the facility’s southwest face Wednesday afternoon, a company ... more
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Landslide at Ontario County Landfill: DEC investigating after 3.5 acres of cap slides down southwest face

What’s next for Ontario County Landfill? Solid waste plan up for debate, as closure looms
A major incident at the Ontario County landfill operated by Casella Waste Management of Ontario LLC (Casella) is under investigation following a landslide late Wednesday. Approximately 3.5 acres of a new seven-acre permanent cap slid ... more
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Juvenile arrested for weapon possession on school grounds in Seneca

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Authorities gave an update on the juvenile male from Geneva arrested on charges of unlawful possession of a weapon on school grounds after an incident at BOCES in Seneca last week. The arrest, made on ... more
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Student with reported firearm apprehended at Ontario County BOCES complex

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The Ontario County Sheriff's Office provided an update on a firearm threat at the BOCES complex in Seneca this afternoon. According to a news release, deputies were called to the Flint campus for a student ... more
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Family trouble complaint leads to child endangerment charge

Deputies: Canandaigua woman charged after improperly caring for person who injured themselves
Deputies arrested a town of Seneca resident following an investigation into family trouble in Manchester. Around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday deputies arrested Mark Yeatts, 38, for endangering the welfare of a child. Details of the ... more
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Audit: Casella overpaid the town of Seneca by $12,000 in 2022

Casella garbage truck catches fire in Ontario County shutting down CR 23 for almost two hours
Ontario's Casella Waste Services was found to have overpaid the town of Seneca by $12,383.74 in 2022, according to an audit conducted by EnSol Inc. Since 2004, Casella has compensated Seneca for each ton of ... more
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Ontario supervisors learn about sludge at environmental committee meeting

DEC cites Ontario County Landfill for odors again
The Ontario County Board of Supervisors Planning & Environmental Quality Committee was educated about biosolids, commonly referred to as sludge, during their recent meeting by Carla Jordan, the leader of the county’s Department of Sustainability ... more
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Why is this small town in Ontario County considering a ban on event centers?

Why is this small town in Ontario County considering a ban on event centers?
The Town of Seneca is poised to discuss a potential one-year moratorium on permits for commercial event centers located within residential zones. A unanimous vote on July 18 paved the way for a public hearing, ... more
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