In accordance with High Acres NYSDEC Permit Number 8, High Acres is required to maintain a sum of money for funding environmental compliance activities related to the construction and operation of the landfill.
A full-time on-site monitor is assigned to High Acres Landfill. Duties include the following:
- Observation of the construction and operation at the landfill to ensure that it is in accordance with the Part 360 Permit, approved engineering plans and reports and applicable regulations
- Visual inspection of the incoming waste as needed
- providing guidance to the landfill personnel on operational procedures that work successfully at other landfills
- Monitoring the site on a daily basis