Juniper Ridge Landfill

Application for Solid Waste License Amendment

Comments on Solid Waste Application

Contacts

  • Solid Waste Project Manager is Michael T. Parker, (207) 287-7704
  • Air Project Manager is Kathy Tarbuck, (207) 287-9931
  • State owner contact is Michael Barden, Landfill Oversight Manager, Maine Dept. of Economic & Community Development (207) 624-7436

The application is for an amendment of the license for the Juniper Ridge Landfill located in Old Town, Maine to accept municipal solid waste from sources within the State of Maine as a result of the anticipated closure of the Maine Energy facility in Biddeford. The Juniper Ridge Landfill is owned by the State of Maine and operated by NEWSME Landfill Operations, LLC.

January 21, 2014 - Applicant’s appeal of Department Order #S-20700-WD-BC-A

January 21, 2014 - Ed Spencer’s appeal of Department Order #S-20700-WD-BC-A

January 21, 2014 - Attachment to Ed Spencer’s appeal

December 20, 2013 Signed Department Order

December 2, 2013 - Comments on Draft Order from Ed Spencer

December 2, 2013 - Comments on Draft Order from Chuck Leithiser

December 2, 2013 - Comments on Draft Order from the Applicants

December 2, 2013 - Comments on Draft Order from the City of Biddeford

December 2, 2013 - Comments on Draft Order from ecomaine and MMWAC

November 20, 2013 - Comments on Draft Order from City of Old Town

November 21, 2013 - Comments on Draft Order from PERC

November 22, 2013 - Comments on Draft Order from MRC

November 20, 2013 - Approval to extend comment period for the draft order to December 2, 2013

November 19, 2013 - Request for Extension to Review Draft

November 14, 2013 - Draft of Department Order #S-20700-WD-BC-A

November 14, 2013 - Cover letter to the applicants

November 14, 2013 - Cover letter to intervenors and interested persons

May 24, 2013 - Reply briefs

May 24, 2013 - Closing briefs

May 8, 2013 - Public Comments Received by the Commissioner’s Office through April 30, 2013

May 7, 2013 - Transcript of April 10th portion of the public hearing

May 6, 2013 - Transcript of April 9th portion of the public hearing

April 30, 2013 - Public Comments Received After April 9, 2013

April 19, 2013 - Redacted Interim Agreement and January 7, 2013 Letter to Department regarding Interim Agreement

April 18, 2013 - Fifth Procedural Order regarding Interim Agreement

April 17, 2013 - Letter from Tom Doyle commenting on request for Interim Agreement to be made part of record

April 12, 2013 - Letter from Mark Bower requesting Interim Agreement be made part of record

April 3, 2013 – PDFs of Sanborn footnotes/exhibits

April 2, 2013 – Revised redacted pre-filed testimony of the Sanborns

April 1, 2013 – Appeal of Harry and Laura Sanborn regarding striking of pre-filed testimony

April 1, 2013 – Commissioner’s ruling on the Sanborn Appeal

March 27, 2013 – Fourth Procedural Order

March 25, 2013 – Redacted Pre-Filed Testimony of H. and L. Sanborn

March 25, 2013 – Redacted Pre-Filed Testimony of D. and W. Lincoln

March 25, 2013 – Rebuttal Testimony of the Applicant

March 25, 2013 – Rebuttal Testimony of PERC

March 15, 2013 – Third Procedural Order

March 11, 2013 – Applicant’s Cross-Examination Schedule

March 11, 2013 – Citizen Intervenor’s Cross-Examination Schedule

March 11, 2013 – MRC’s Cross-Examination Schedule

March 11, 2013 – OTFF’s Cross-Examination Schedule

March 11, 2013 – ecomaine and MMWAC Cross-Examination Schedule

March 11, 2013 – PERC Cross-Examination Schedule

March 11, 2013 – PERC’s Support of Motion to Strike Certain Pre-Filed Testimony

March 11, 2013 – Citizen Intervenor’s Objection to Certain Pre-Filed Testimony

March 8, 2013 – Applicant’s Motion to Strike Certain Pre-Filed Testimony

February 28, 2013 – Pre-filed testimony of Old Town Fuel & Fiber

February 28, 2013 – Pre-filed testimony of the applicant

February 28, 2013 – Pre-filed testimony of the City of Biddeford

February 28, 2013 – Pre-filed testimony of PERC

February 28, 2013 – Pre-filed testimony of MRC

February 28, 2013 – Pre-filed testimony of D.and W. Lincoln

February 28, 2013 – Pre-filed testimony of H. and L.Sanborn

February 28, 2013 – Pre-filed testimony of E. Spencer

February 28, 2013 – Pre-filed testimony of MMWAC

February 28, 2013 – Pre-filed testimony of ecomaine

February 26, 2013 - Pre-Filed Testimony of the City of Old Town

February 19, 2013 - JRL Operating Services Agreement

February 19, 2013 - JRL Operating Services Agreement - First Amendment

February 19, 2013 - JRL Operating Services Agreement - Second Amendment

February 15, 2013 - Intervenor Service List

February 15, 2013 - Interested Parties Service List

February 14, 2013 - Redacted PERC/Casella Disposal Agreement

February 14, 2013 - Second Procedural Order

February 12, 2013 - Transcript of January 30, 2013 Pre-Hearing Conference, standard and 4-page format

February 1, 2013 - Audio File of First Pre-Hearing Conference

January 23, 2013 - Applicant's Response to Public Comments

January 18, 2013 - First Procedural Order and Documents Related to the Public Hearing

January 14, 2013 - Applicant’s Opposition to Certain Petitions to Intervene

January 14, 2013 - Revised Service List

January 3, 2013 - DEP Comments on Application

Revised December 2012 Amendment Application

Strike and Bold - Revised December 2012 Amendment Application

The Amendment Application (DEP #S-20700-WD-BC-A) submitted September 12, 2012 (pdf format, 9MB)

December 8, 2012 – Submissions received in response to the November 15, 2012 notice to intervene (pdf format)

November 15, 2012 - Notice providing details on submission of petitions for leave to intervene (pdf format)

October 24, 2012 - Letter on Commissioner's decision to hold public hearing (pdf format)

October 3, 2012 - Letter accepting application as complete for processing (pdf format)

Air Emission License Amendment

The Juniper Ridge Landfill air emission license amendment was signed with an effective date of November 26, 2012 and filed with the Board of Environmental Protection on November 27. No comments were received during the 30 day comment period on the draft.

Partial Approval of Public Benefit Determination

September 14, 2012 - Commissioner’s Letter to Juniper Ridge Landfill Operator On Need To Modify Public Benefit Determination (pdf format)

January 31, 2012 - Department Order, Partial Approval of Public Benefit Determination Application for Juniper Ridge Landfill Expansion (pdf format)

September 27, 2011 - Notice of Acceptance of Public Benefit Determination Application for Proposed Juniper Ridge Landfill (pdf format)

September 23, 2011 - Acceptance of Juniper Ridge Landfill Public Benefit Determination Application (pdf format)

September 15, 2011 - Application for Public Benefit Determination for the Proposed expansion of the Juniper Ridge Landfill in Old Town (pdf format)

Additional Information

April 9, 2004 - License Amendment Approval Order (pdf format)

Hydrogen Sulfide Monitoring Data at Maine Landfills

State of Maine Ownership

Former State Planning Office website with historical information