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Feb 23

Landfill Update for February 23, 2024.

Posted on February 23, 2024 at 2:06 PM by Alex Buffalow

Additional sealing of the rock face to contain emissions at the Quarry Landfill was applied this week, as regular maintenance activities continued. At the older adjacent landfill, horizontal collectors were connected to the new gas header system. Additionally, final grading to prepare for installation of a geomembrane liner, and fine-tuning of the benzene treatment system are ongoing.

Feb 16

Landfill Update for February 16, 2024.

Posted on February 16, 2024 at 12:06 PM by Rick Belcher

Remediation efforts and regular maintenance activities continued this week at the Quarry Landfill, despite wet conditions at the site. Fine-tuning of the benzene extraction system is progressing. At the older adjacent 498 landfill, closure activities are ongoing. Crews made progress this week trenching in the new gas header system. 

A comprehensive update on the remediation efforts at the Quarry Landfill was mailed to residents in Bristol, Virginia and Bristol, Tennessee this week. A link to the mailer can be found here: 

Quarry Landfill Feb 2024 Mail

Feb 09

Landfill Update for February 9, 2024.

Posted on February 9, 2024 at 3:25 PM by Rick Belcher

Favorable weather conditions allowed crews to make progress on remediation activities at the Quarry Landfill this week.  Additional work sealing portions of the rock face around the landfill to decrease any emissions from those sources was done and crews continue to work on fine-tuning the benzene systems. 


At the older adjacent 498 landfill, closure activities are advancing.