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SENECA FALLS — Town Supervisor Mike Ferrara went on Evan Dawson’s WXXI “Connections” radio show last week and said treated leachate from Seneca Meadows Landfill is safe to be accepted at the town’s wastewater treatment facility.

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SENECA FALLS — Town Supervisor Mike Ferrara and environmental attorney Doug Zamelis were among those submitting comments to the state Department of Environmental Conservation on Seneca Meadows Inc.’s draft scoping document, a step in its plan to expand its landfill.

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SENECA FALLS — Seneca Meadows Inc. requested and was granted an adjournment of its lawsuit against the town of Seneca Falls over Local Law 3-2016.

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WATERLOO — Standing at the now-cleared site of the former George’s Service Center Thursday, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer announced a two-pronged plan to clean up contamination of the brownfield site, and others in the Finger Lakes, so they can be redeveloped.

SENECA FALLS — Pumphouse Properties LLC wants to build a 28-by-36-foot garage, including an 8-by-36-foot ramp, on its residential property at 2123 Pumphouse Road. The garage would be in the regulated adjacent area of a state freshwater Class 1 wetland.

WATERLOO — Seneca Meadows Inc. has announced that Seneca County residents can drop off their Christmas trees for recycling at the Waterloo Walmart at 1860 North Road from Dec. 26 through Jan. 9. A ecycling bin will be located in the north parking lot of Walmart near the auto center.

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SENECA FALLS — Lawyers for Seneca Meadows Inc. sent a cease-and-desist notice to Seneca Lake Guardian nearly a month ago, claiming the Watkins Glen-based environmental group was making false and defamatory statements about the company and its landfill.

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SENECA FALLS — State officials should reject Seneca Meadows Inc.’s application to expand upward and close the Route 414 landfill in 2025. That is the stance of regional environmental group Seneca Lake Guardian.

SENECA — Casella Waste Services of Ontario LLC, manager of the Ontario County Landfill since 2003, has paid $470,000 in fines imposed by the state Department of Environmental Conservation for violating conditions of its operating permit.

CLYDE — The state Department of Environmental Conservation has prepared and tentatively approved a draft Article 19 Air State Facility permit for Advanced Atomization Technologies LLC on Columbia Street,

TYRE — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and New York Sea Grant will hold a local government training workshop for healthy watersheds and resilient communities on Nov. 3.

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WATERLOO — The growth of aquatic weeds in the north end of Cayuga Lake this year has been “unacceptable,” according to several members of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors.