Casella Waste to expand landfill
Casella Waste Systems, Inc. announced that Ontario County received a modification
to the County’s existing permit for the operation of the municipal
solid waste (MSW) landfill in Seneca, New York, increasing the annual permit
to 917,694 tons per year from 612,000 tons per year.
“With the successful permit modifications at the Hakes and Ontario
landfills, we have increased our annual permitted capacity by approximately
457,000 tons per year, over one-half of our targeted 900,000 ton increase
in annual capacity.” said John W. Casella, chairman and chief executive
officer of Casella Waste Systems.
Casella Waste Systems is the operator of the facility and
entered into a 25 year operating agreement with Ontario County in December,
2003. The permit modification has an effective date of October 9, 2007.