ATSDR Fenimore Landfill Final Report

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has released the final version of its report on the Fenimore Landfill. The report evaluates community exposures and other concerns related to the Fenimore Landfill in Roxbury Township, New Jersey.  A pdf copy of the report is attached to this email. The report is also posted on ATSDR’s web site at http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HAC/PHA/HCPHA.asp?State=NJ. ATSDR’s major conclusions and recommendations have not changed from the draft report released in September 2015. This final report: includes and ...

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Dioxane 12 Times OK Level Found Under Roxbury Dump

May 9, 2016 at 11:15 PM ROXBURY, NJ – Water beneath the former Fenimore Landfill has levels of the possible carcinogen dioxane that are well above the states guidelines for groundwater, according to newly released test results

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Roxbury citizens group wants to join legal fight over control of Fenimore Landfill

A citizens group dedicated to cleaning up the troubled Fenimore Landfill in Roxbury is seeking to join a lawsuit over future control of the site. A motion to intervene as a party in the suit, filed by the Roxbury Environmental Action Coalition, comes on the heels of Roxbury Township being ...

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Fenimore foes want seat at litigation table

Two weeks after a Superior Court judge granted a motion by the township of Roxbury to join the ongoing litigation between the state and the owners of Fenimore Landfill, the Roxbury Environmental Action Coalition filed a motion to be included as well. The nonprofit citizen's group, which has ...

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Roxbury Enviro Group Wants Into Landfill Lawsuit

A Roxbury-based environmental group wants to be a part of the ongoing court battle between the owner of the former Fenimore Landfill and the state. Contending neither the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) nor township officials have adequately protected the residents of Roxbury ...

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Roxbury Gets to Argue Against Landfill’s Return to Owner

Roxbury can intervene in a lawsuit that will determine whether the owner of the former Fenimore Landfill will regain control of the property, a judge ruled this week. Superior Court Judge Rosemary Ramsay granted the township’s request to be part of the litigation, signing an order June 26, ...

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Roxbury to court: Don’t give dump back to owner

The township wants to make one thing perfectly clear: It does not want the former Fenimore landfill, now controlled by the state, back in the hands of its owner. At the Township Council’s Tuesday, June 9 meeting, Township Attorney Anthony Bucco informed the public that he filed a motion in ...

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Fenimore landfill owners’ teen kids subpoenaed in criminal investigation

The Fenimore landfill owners' twin children have been subpoenaed to testify in an ongoing criminal investigation involving their parents' enterprise. Nicole and Richard Bernardi Jr. have been summoned to appear before a state grand jury in Trenton on July 1 at 10 a.m., according to copies of the ...

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‘Stop Ignoring Roxbury’: Councilman Joins Fenimore Activist in Fiery Letters to State

Township councilman Richard Zoschak today joined with one of Roxbury’s more vocal activists in criticizing the state Department of Health, asserting the agency is shirking its responsibilities when it comes to safeguarding the health of Roxbury residents. “I must side with our residents on ...

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Roxbury to beg court: Don’t return Fenimore landfill to owner

As the owners of the Fenimore landfill continue their legal fight to regain control of the site — which for several months, spread noxious fumes for miles throughout Roxbury — the township wants in on the battle. Roxbury has filed a motion to intervene in owner SEP's litigation over the ...

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