Superfund Site Profile
The Higgins Disposal site is located on a 37.6-acre parcel on Laurel Avenue in Franklin Township, New Jersey. From the 1950s to 1985, the site owner, Higgins Disposal Services (HDS), operated a waste disposal business including an unpermitted landfill, a waste transfer station and a compactor. The owner’s family currently maintains a residence, an equestrian facility (Hasty Acres Riding Club) and a truck repair shop on the site.In early 1982, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) discovered that HDS was operating an unregistered waste transfer station and an active, non-permitted landfill on the site property. Following an inspection ...
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