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Leachate from Seneca Meadows blamed for ‘sewer gas’ stench incident in May; One firm asks: How dangerous was it?

Leachate from Seneca Meadows blamed for ‘sewer gas’ stench incident in May; One firm asks: How dangerous was it?
On May 3, Seneca Falls town officials ordered the Seneca Meadows Inc. landfill to stop pumping its leachate into the town’s sewer system. During the previous week or more, several businesses near the landfill that ... more
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Seneca Falls: How much would taxes increase under proposed 2023 budget?

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How much will taxes go up? How much landfill revenue will be used in the 2023 Seneca Falls Town Budget? Those were the two biggest questions looming for taxpayers before last week's regularly scheduled October ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Back to school time means more care on local roads

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At our facility traffic patterns change from time to time, and we take time to recognize these changes and take extra care to ensure everyone understands the new traffic and traffic patterns. The school year ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Leave yourself an ‘out’ when approaching dangerous situation

SAFETY MOMENT: Leave yourself an ‘out’ when approaching dangerous situation
At Seneca Meadows we have traffic flow plans and patterns in place along with maps that identify potential “hot zones” where there is a higher potential for dangerous situations. We also train our team to ... more
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Waste Connections spent $282,000 to help flip Seneca Falls Town Board

Waste Connections spent $282,000 to help flip Seneca Falls Town Board
Twelve days before the November election, the Texas-based owner of Seneca Meadows Inc. contributed $200,000 to an advocacy group devoted to helping a pair of Republican candidates win seats on the five-member Seneca Falls town board. Frank ... more
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COLUMN: Answering questions about landfill revenue, state support of 2025 closure in Seneca Falls

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Earlier this week on The Debrief Podcast a discussion about the future of Seneca Meadows in the town of Seneca Falls prompted co-host Ted Baker to pose a question about the Town's financial future. It ... more
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Seneca Falls voters weigh garbage odors against fear of tax hikes: Will landfill’s mandated 2025 closing date stick?

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The upcoming election Tuesday for two seats on the Seneca Falls town board could well decide whether the state’s largest landfill, Seneca Meadows Inc., will be forced to close on Dec. 31, 2025. Residents of the ... more
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Annual Seneca Meadows open house July 25

Annual Seneca Meadows open house July 25
The annual open house at Seneca Meadows will be held Sunday, July 25 from noon to 4pm. The annual family event which is free and open to the public will feature a free chicken BBQ ... more
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Skaneateles Town Board says they support Seneca Meadows closure, citing heavy truck traffic

Skaneateles Town Board says they support Seneca Meadows closure, citing heavy truck traffic
The Skaneateles Town Board has joined others in the Finger Lakes region, opposing Seneca Meadows expansion of its landfill in Seneca Falls. The Skaneateles Town Board adopted a resolution supporting Local Law #3 and closure ... more
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Geneva town board joins in opposition to Seneca Meadows expansion

Geneva town board joins in opposition to Seneca Meadows expansion
The Geneva Town Board has joined other local boards in the City of Geneva and Town of Seneca Falls opposing expansions at Seneca Meadows Landfill. Supervisor Mark Venuti said the Town Board unanimously passed a ... more
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Officials: “No blowouts, just normal slope filling” at Seneca Meadows Landfill

Officials: “No blowouts, just normal slope filling” at Seneca Meadows
What happened at Seneca Meadows on Thursday? Some Seneca Falls Town Board members and those who oppose ongoing landfilling at the site along Rt. 414 called it a 'blowout', according to the Finger Lakes Times ... more
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Seneca Meadows expansion permit on hold until DEC questions are answered

Seneca Meadows expansion permit on hold until DEC questions are answered
Seneca Meadows Inc. has not submitted responses to the 36 questions and requests for more information on its application to expand the landfill in Seneca Falls. That application was submitted on July 20, but didn't ... more
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