Week of February 20, 2019

  • Special Operations crew distributing cover materials daily.
    • Cover material is now a mixture of sand, dredge spoils and other organic material designed to shed water from penetrating into the landfill.
  • Special Operations crew covering and treating leachate seeps daily.
  • Special Operations crew strategically shrinking the area where new waste is placed and migrating away from residential area.
  • Awarded three emergency contracts at Freeholder meeting on Feb. 19 to implement an odor corrective action plan.
  • Last week, five vapor system stations were installed at the Reclamation Center. The non-toxic vapors neutralize the odor as opposed to masking it. The name of the application is Neutralene, and you can read more about it at www.aircaretech.com/neutralene.
  • This week, we will be reviewing the proposal for a Well Field Drilling plan which includes plans for 30 additional wells to be drilled. The emergency contract for this was awarded today and allows us to move forward with this plan starting in early March.
  • Continue conversation with NJDEP regarding the County's 2015 permit application for Phase 4, which moves active landfill away from residential area.

Week of February 12, 2019

  • Special Operations crew distributing cover materials daily.
    • Cover material is now a mixture of sand, dredge spoils and other organic material designed to shed water from penetrating into the landfill.
  • Special Operations crew covering and treating leachate seeps daily.
  • Special Operations crew strategically shrinking the area where new waste is placed and migrating away from residential area.
  • The odor control vapor system is being expanded from a pilot site to add an additional three stations in strategic locations, which is scheduled to be completed by Friday, Feb. 15.
  • Anticipate receiving a proposal for a Well Field Drilling Plan which, once finalized, will assist with gas collection from the landfill as well as begin the dewatering of the landfill. The rain in 2018, causing excessive levels of liquid in the landfill, is the main source of the issues with the odors.
  • Continue conversation with NJDEP regarding the County's 2015 permit application for Phase 4, which moves active landfill away from residential area. 

 

Week of February 5, 2019

  • Special Operations crew distributing cover materials daily.
    • Cover material is now a mixture of sand, dredge spoils and other organic material designed to shed water from penetrating into the landfill.
  • Special Operations crew covering and treating leachate seeps daily.
  • Special Operations crew strategically shrinking the area where new waste is placed and migrating away from residential area.
  • Odor Neutralizing System demonstrations began Feb. 5. 
  • Continue conversation with NJDEP regarding the County's 2015 permit application for Phase 4, which moves active landfill away from residential area.

 

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