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NY Approves Controversial Hakes Landfill Expansion

February 7, 2020

Via: Waste360

The state of New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has approved a controversial landfill expansion for Hakes C&D Disposal amid a pending lawsuit.

DEC has issued three permits that will allow the construction and demolition (C&D) landfill to increase its size from just under 60 acres to 80 acres, the Star Gazette reports. Residents who live near the facility, along with environmental groups, have objected to the plan since March 2019, when the Campbell Town Board approved a zoning change that would allow the expansion to take place.

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