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Seneca Meadows official tells Ulster County that landfill won’t close in 2025 despite local law

Seneca Meadows official tells Ulster County that landfill won’t close in 2025 despite local law
The top official at Seneca Meadows Inc. assured public officials in Ulster County last week that SMI would not be shutting down by Dec. 31, 2025 despite a local law that requires that closing date ... more
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Seneca Falls Town Board opposes landfill expansion, but supervisor not convinced company will walk away in 2025

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During a meeting held Tuesday, January 5th the Seneca Falls Town Board voted 3-2 asking the DEC to deny Seneca Meadows' permit request to expand its landfill. The vote, which fell along party lines, featured ... more
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LATEST: Official calls SMI’s effort to expand landfill ‘deceptive’

Geneva town board joins in opposition to Seneca Meadows expansion
The Seneca Falls Town Board is expected to learn more about a landfill expansion permit application, which was filed over the summer by Seneca Meadows Inc. They applied to the state's Department of Environmental Conservation ... more
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Trevor’s Gift in Waterloo gets hefty support from Seneca Meadows

Trevor’s Gift in Waterloo gets hefty support from Seneca Meadows
Seneca Meadows Landfill has made a significant contribution to Trevor's Gift, which is a backpack feeding program in Waterloo. The company has been giving to the organizational effort for eight years. Workers from the landfill ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Eight people die per day due to distracted driving

SAFETY MOMENT: Eight people die per day due to distracted driving
In this month's Safety Moment the CDC says that eight people will die in just one day due to distracted driving. A look at the definition and what you can do to take a safety ... more
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Seneca Falls Town Board hears from Boston doctor about landfill odor during visit (video)

Seneca Falls Town Board hears from Boston doctor about landfill odor during visit (video)
On Tuesday the Seneca Falls Town Board held it's regularly scheduled monthly meeting, and while no action was taken on a long-tabled operating permit for the Seneca Meadows Landfill the board did hear again about ... more
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Seneca Meadows supports Seneca Falls Dialogues event

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Seneca Meadows recently presented a donation to support the 7th biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues - Disrupting the Past, Questioning the Present, and Building the Future. 2020 marks the centennial of the 19th amendment, recognizing both ... more
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Seneca Meadows, Cintas partner on safety vest donation to Seneca County Head Start

Seneca Meadows, Cintas partner on safety vest donation to Seneca County Head Start
Seneca Meadows and Cintas recently partnered on a donation of child high visibility safety vests for the entire student body of the Seneca County Head Start program. The donation of safety vests are part of ... more
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SMI says it will make Q1 payment to Seneca Falls as part of host agreement

SMI says it will make Q1 payment to Seneca Falls
Seneca Meadows, Inc. says it will continue making host agreement payments to the Town of Seneca Falls amid the financial uncertainties of COVID-19. The company announced that they would fulfill their end of the Host ... more
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SMI permit tabled again: Seneca Falls defies threat of litigation after testy debate over landfill’s future (video)

SMI permit tabled again: Seneca Falls defies threat of litigation after testy debate over landfill’s future (video)
- By Josh Durso Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Mike Ferrara kicked off Tuesday's meeting by reading a pair of letters from petitioners. Both were opposed to the renewal of an operating permit for Seneca Meadows ... more
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Judge dismisses Seneca Meadows lawsuit challenging Local Law #3 in Seneca Falls

Judge dismisses Seneca Meadows lawsuit challenging Local Law #3 in Seneca Falls
A Seneca County judge has dismissed Seneca Meadows Inc.’s three-year-old legal challenge to a local law that requires it to close by December 2025. In an order dated April 28 and emailed to lawyers today, Supreme ... more
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Lawyers for SMI threaten litigation, termination of host agreement payments if operating permit not adopted on Tuesday

SMI says it will make Q1 payment to Seneca Falls
- By Josh Durso Lawyers for Seneca Meadows say they will sue if the Town does not vote 'yes' on an updated permit in Seneca Falls. The Town Board is expected to entertain an extension ... more
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Bonafiglia encourages board to deny SMI permit as BonaDent plans expansion to bring 50 new jobs

Bonafiglia encourages board to deny SMI permit as BonaDent plans expansion to bring 50 new jobs
- By Josh Durso One of the most-influential leaders in the business community is speaking out about the pending decision to approve or deny an operating permit for the Seneca Meadows Landfill, and how it ... more
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‘AGGRESSIVE’ DEFENSE APPROVED: SF moves toward showdown in court over landfill law as residents voice spectrum of concerns

Avery says planning will be a priority after SF audit draws up big criticism
Years have passed, and the makeup of the Seneca Falls Town Board has changed - but the debate hasn't eased. Stakeholders throughout the region have been weighing in on a proposed host agreement, which was ... more
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MANTIUS: Landfill makes offer SF ‘cannot refuse’ in new draft of host agreement

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The state’s largest landfill is floating a proposal to push back its mandatory closure date from 2025 to 2037 in exchange for sweetened annual “host” payments to the Town of Seneca Falls. A proposed resolution ... more
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Lazzaro says board needs to ’embrace’ new host agreement, but does he have the votes?

Avery says planning will be a priority after SF audit draws up big criticism
Is it time for a new deal in Seneca Falls? Documents outlining a new host agreement between the Town of Seneca Falls and Seneca Meadows Landfill show major changes from the 2007 agreement currently in ... more
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CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? Neighbor of Seneca Meadows wants to jump-start stalled lawsuit on 2025 landfill closure

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? Neighbor of Seneca Meadows wants to jump-start stalled lawsuit on 2025 landfill closure
A frustrated neighbor of the Seneca Meadows Inc. landfill has asked a judge for permission to intervene in a long-delayed civil case challenging a local law that requires the state’s largest trash dump to close ... more
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Kyle Black calls on board to avoid litigation, presents Seneca Falls with two large checks

Kyle Black calls on board to avoid litigation, presents Seneca Falls with two large checks
It was an exciting night for Seneca Falls residents who are hopeful for a relief from a strained relationship between the Town and one of it’s largest economic drivers. Seneca Meadows Landfill Regional Manager Kyle ... more
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