Superfund Site:

HIGGINS DISPOSAL
KINGSTON, NJ

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Wanda Ayala
(212) 637-3676

Remedial Project Manager
Michael Zeolla
(212) 637-4376

Site Location

Street Address:
121 LAUREL AVE, KINGSTON, NJ 08526

Background

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 ...
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