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Port Byron man charged with DWI, driving without license in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 33-year-old following a suspicious vehicle complaint in Butler. According to deputies they located the vehicle in question, which was operated by Richard Kent Jr., 33, of Port Byron. He was found to ... MORE
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Wayne County man killed in crash on Rt. 89

Deputies are investigating a crash that happened in the town of Butler around 7 p.m. on Sunday. First responders were called to the scene around that time. They say Rodney Burgess, 53, was traveling south on Route 89 when he lost control ... MORE
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Deputies: Colorado man faces felony drug charge in Wayne County

Deputies: Colorado man faces felony drug charge in Wayne County

Deputies say a Colorado man was taken into custody in Wayne County without incident on felony drug charges after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Darin Rice, ofLas Animas, Colorado was arrested for third-degree possession of a controlled substance- a felony ... MORE
Deputies: Butler man was on array of drugs after being found asleep at wheel in Wolcott

Deputies: Butler man was on array of drugs after being found asleep at wheel in Wolcott

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Butler man following the investigation of a vehicle and traffic complaint in the town of Wolcott. Deputies located Dustin Thomas, 25, who was operating his vehicle on State Rt. 370. However, the ... MORE
WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Discussing Butler sludge proposal and changes at Greenidge (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Discussing Butler sludge proposal and changes at Greenidge (podcast)

Today on The Weekend Debrief we catch up with the reporter who broke the news on FingerLakes1.com that Tully Environmental would be withdrawing it’s application to build a sewer sludge composting facility in Butler, Wayne County. Peter Mantius’ Water Front Online has ... MORE
NYC waste company drops plan to import ‘sludge’ to Wayne County

NYC waste company drops plan to import ‘sludge’ to Wayne County

The Flushing, N.Y., waste company that proposed to haul truckloads of sludge from New York City to a rural community about 25 miles west of Syracuse said it was withdrawing its application for a Butler town permit, according to a memo posted ... MORE
Deputies: Auburn man ejected from vehicle, airlifted to Upstate Hospital

Deputies: Auburn man ejected from vehicle, airlifted to Upstate Hospital

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a single-car personal injury crash that happened on Route 89 in the town of Butler. Deputies were dispatched to the area of Route 89 and Reed Road for a car that had left ... MORE
Concerned Citizens group born out of opposition to sewer sludge facility in Wayne County

Concerned Citizens group says it will launch ‘all out offensive’ to stop Butler sludge facility

– By Josh Durso A group of people have joined forces and established an advocacy group to stop a controversial project in Upstate New York. The Concerned Citizens of Butler and Beyond has set out to avert a plan to transport sewage ... MORE
Big turnout expected for Monday meeting in Butler for sludge processing facility

Big turnout expected for meeting in Butler on proposed sludge facility

A major turnout is expected at Monday's meeting of the Butler Town Board, as it considers an application from Tully Environmental to construct a sewage sludge processing facility in its community on State Route 89. Over the weekend, Seneca Lake Guardian, the ... MORE
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Residents blast proposed sewer sludge facility in Butler at meeting; no decisions made yet

As expected, residents turned out in force to oppose the sewer sludge composting facility on State Route 89 in the town of Butler. Tully Environmental gave a presentation to the Town of Butler, and its Town Board at a meeting on Monday ... MORE
Butler project could move forward despite opposition; environmental attorney hired by town board

Butler project could move forward despite opposition; environmental attorney hired by town board

A raucous standing-room-only crowd that spilled out of the steamy 150-seat Butler Town Hall vented opposition Tuesday evening to a proposed facility to handle sewage sludge hauled from New York City. After Dan Scully of Tully Environmental gave a broad-brush description of that company’s ... MORE
Company wants to transport sewer sludge from NYC to Wayne County

Company wants to transport sewer sludge from NYC to Wayne County

The Finger Lakes could be home to a new sewer sludge composting facility. The waste would be transported in from New York City, and processed at a facility on Route 89 in the town of Butler. The Finger Lakes times reports that ... MORE
Local residents voice concerns over sewer sludge treatment facility in Wayne County

Local residents voice concerns over sewer sludge treatment facility in Wayne County

Back in November 2019 there was a presentation given to officials in the town of Butler over a proposed Bio Solid Composing facility. The project was proposed for a piece of property located on Route 89 in the town of Butler, which ... MORE
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Residents rally against sewer sludge processing facility in Wayne County

When it comes a proposed composing facility, which would process New York City sewer sludge – residents have stepped up to oppose it. “Upstate New York has become New York City’s dumping ground,” Steve Wickman of Sodus said, as reported by News10NBC ... MORE
Assemblyman Manktelow says residents should stay informed, pose questions to Butler officials as sewer sludge proposal goes forward

Manktelow says residents should stay informed, pose questions to Butler officials as sewer sludge proposal goes forward

New York State Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R-130) has issued a statement on the proposal to bring a sludge processing plant to Butler, Wayne County. That proposal is being considered by the Butler Town Board, and was proposed by Tully Environmental. The sludge ... MORE