Environmental Monitoring Program

In accordance with Chaffee Landfill's NYSDEC Permit Number 9-1462-00001/00006, Chaffee Landfill monitors the groundwater, surface water and air around the facility. We also collect and monitor the leachate that is generated at the facility

  • Annual Cost: $150,000
  • Quarterly Sampling and Analysis
  • Groundwater (38 Wells) - located at varying depths which sample area water for contaminants
  • Surface Water (3 Sites)
  • Air - landfill gas is collected
  • Leachate - rain water which has drained through the waste mass and is collected by the liner system