However, the board and company have squabbled over a litany of issues, and the DEP has cited BATG
for several violations, resulting in fines totaling $102,070.
In the complaint filed in Middlesex County Superior Court Tuesday, BATG
claims the town is delinquent in paying $702,500 to the company from an escrow account.
Three weeks ago, eight nearby residents went before the board with concerns about the runoff polluting their wells and asked the town or BATG
to pay for testing.
The Board of Health signed an agreement in 2005 with BATG
Since the start of the project, the board has battled with the company over a litany of issues, and the state Department of Environmental Protection has cited BATG
for several violations.
In an unexpected turn of events this week, BATG
reached an agreement with Southbridge landfill operator Casella Waste Systems to take the material.
At a joint meeting of the Board of Health and Board of Selectmen Tuesday, Barbara Dean, Board of Health chairman, said BATG
has asked the state Department of Environmental Protection to modify its regulations for the material, known as LandLoc.
Coletta, DEP spokesman, said at the time that LandLoc is approved for capping landfills but BATG
used it during the wrong phase of the closure.
The town's contract with BATG
permits the company to import about 147,000 cubic yards of materials for the shaping, grading and closure of the landfill.
failed to complete the installation of a 12-inch-thick protective layer and vegetative seeding over the top of the landfill; failed to complete the installation of a storm water sedimentation basin and storm water controls; and failed to complete the repair and replacement of six monitoring wells on the site, according to the DEP.
As part of a consent order, $17,000 of the assessed penalty will be suspended as long as BATG
complies with the order.
La creation d'une holding commune [beaucoup moins que]Atlantic Bank International[beaucoup plus grand que], detenue a parts egales, permettra a la BCP d'etre l'actionnaire majoritaire des sept filiales d'AFG: 90,5% de BACI (Cote d'Ivoire); 53,5% de BABN (Benin); 78,9% de BATG
(Togo); 55,9% de BABF (Burkina Faso); 54,9% de BAML (Mali); 77,6% de BANE (Niger); et 81,7% de BASN (Senegal).