WENY News - Program to be Held on Hakes Landfill Expansion

Program to be Held on Hakes Landfill Expansion

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Corning, N.Y. (WENY) - A program on how to make comments on the Draft Supplemental Environment Impact Statement (DSEIS) for the Hakes C&D Landfill Expansion Project will be held today at 11am.

The program will be held at the Campbell-Savona Junior Senior High School. The program is sponsored by the Sierra Club Atlantic (New York) Chapter.

The program is designed to assist those wishing to make comments at the public hearing on the DSEIS and the town of Campbell site plan review on Tuesday February 13th, 2018 at 6pm.

DEC is accepting written comments on the expansion project through February 26, 2018.

Dr.Raymond Vaughan will be the featured speaker at the program. Dr.Vaughan will discuss his examination of the landfill's leachate radionuclide analytical test results which were obtained through a FOIL request. His examination of the test results identified high levels of radionuclides lead-214 and bismuth-214 in some of the results.Dr.Vaughan will discuss the significance of the presence of these radionuclides in leachate samples from the landfill.

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