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Champ Landfill Uses an Odor Suppressant System

Champ Landfill routinely uses an odor suppressant at designated locations throughout the facility in order to limit fugitive odors generated onsite. 

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Landfill Gas System Expansion

Champ Landfill has been hoping to get a drilling contractor in on Monday, September 16, 2019, for a landfill gas (LFG) system expansion at the facility. There was a delay with the drilling crew, and our material for the project was delayed until the middle/end of the week of the 16th. Given both of those events, we have to push the start of the LFG expansion until Monday, September 23, 2019 (a delay of one week).

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Leachate System Disposal Improvements

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Leachate is liquids present in disposed waste in a landfill, or rainwater that infiltrates through a landfill’s cover.  Given the chemical and analytical make-up of landfill leachate, it cannot be discharged to a natural waterway (stream, river, lake, etc.).  Champ Landfill has a direct discharge of landfill leachate to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD).  MSD both regulates and treats St. Louis’ sewage in a safe and responsible manner before returning the clean water to surrounding waterways.

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Champ Landfill Aesthetics Improvements

Storm water management and aesthetical improvements have been scheduled for fall 2016 at Champ Landfill.  Our landfill is undergoing a project started in October 2016 to improve storm water management, detention, and erosion control on and around facilities.

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Landfill Gas Wellfield Expansion

Champ Landfill is currently in the process of expanding its landfill gas collection and control system.  Work began in early October 2016, and should be complete by mid-December 2016.

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The News section of the Champs Landfill is designed to keep customers and neighboring communities up-to-date about ongoing and future activities at the landfill.

For example, as the Champ Landfill invests in improvements like the installation of new landfill gas extraction wells, we may anticipate a condition at the landfill that may cause temporary odors.

At these times, we will issue an appropriate and timely notice that includes information about the cause, the anticipated length, and what actions we are taking to address the odors.


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