On Dec. 23, 2016, Arbor Hills Landfill submitted a response to the air quality violation issued by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) on Dec. 14, 2016.
The response includes a a collaborative plan for corrective action, which includes the installation of an odor control system, a new utility flare, a new 550,000-gallon leachate tank, five new gas wells and 22 replacement gas extraction wells.
A recent Freedom Of Information Act request submitted by Stop Arbor Hills also returned the following two documents:
- First Quarter Operating Record Evaluation FY 2017 dated Dec. 19, 2016, written by the MDEQ.
- Landfill Gas Migration Remedial Action Plan Twelve Month Monitoring Report dated April 20, 2016. Environmental Information Logistics, LLC (ElL) prepared the report for BFI Waste Services of Michigan (also known as Republic Services).