Superfund Site:

NIAGARA COUNTY REFUSE
WHEATFIELD, NY

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Michael Basile
(716) 551-4410

Remedial Project Manager
Mike Negrelli
(212) 637-4278

Site Location

Street Address:
WITMER RD, WHEATFIELD, NY 14150

Background

The Niagara County Refuse site is located in the Town of Wheatfield, New York.  The 65-acre site is an inactive landfill.  The Niagara County Refuse Disposal District operated the landfill from 1969 until 1976, when it was officially closed.  Large amounts of municipal and industrial solid and chemical wastes are buried on the site.  After closure in 1976, exposed waste was covered with about 20 inches of soil and clay, and the site was graded.  The Town of Wheatfield acquired the site in 1976.  Following cleanup, EPA took the site off the Superfund program’s National Priorities List in July 2004.  ...
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