Superfund Site:

PFOHL BROTHERS LANDFILL
CHEEKTOWAGA, NY

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Michael Basile
(716) 551-4410

Remedial Project Manager
Pam Tames
(212) 637-4255

Site Location

Street Address:
PFOHL RD
CHEEKTOWAGA, NY 14225

Background

The Pfohl Brothers Landfill site is located in Cheektowaga, New York, approximately one mile east of the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The privately-owned landfill received municipal and industrial waste between 1932 and 1971.

The site consists of a 120-acre landfill that is bisected into three distinct areas by Aero Drive and a wetland area (Areas A, B, and C). Areas B and C received municipal and industrial waste between 1932 and 1971.  The industrial wastes were reportedly from steel and metal manufacturers, chemical and petroleum companies, utilities, manufacturers of optical and furnace-related materials and other large manufacturing and processing businesses. Area ...
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