The Alliance For A Clean Environment
If the landfill is as safe as Waste Management would have you believe..
why the gas mask and body suit?
History & Facts of Pottstown Landfill
1948 - Rinehart Family
West Pottsgrove Township - almost half dump
20 Acres in Douglass Berks Township
5.2 million tons of waste in 5 to 7 years - Worth about $286
million dollars in potential revenues to Waste Management.
Current Daily Volume - 3,000 to 3,500 Tons (About 800,000 tons per year). Average # Trucks Per Day: 250 to 350
80,000 to 90,000 gallons toxic leachate PER DAY discharged into the Borough of Pottstown Sewer lines by 5,000 ft. main.
217 toxic gas collection wells - 2 Flares - 2 Turbines
Pottstown Landfill is an INDUSTRIAL waste landfill -
Construction & Demolition Debris
Sewage Sludge (Including Industrial and Radioactive Sludge)
P.O. Box 3063
Stowe, PA 19464
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