was fired and the second company hired, T Ford of Georgetown, walked off the job last spring.
The Board of Health fired BATG
and hired T Ford of Georgetown to stabilize the landfill for the winter and return in the spring to finish the cap.
Four years into the two-year project replete with hassles, the state Department of Environmental Protection issued a cease and desist order to BATG
in July, citing delays and violations.
has "effectively abandoned the project" before completion and in doing so, "the landfill poses a substantial risk to human health and safety and the environment," Town Administrator Robin L.
The Board of Health signed a contract with BATG
in September 2005 to cap the landfill with fill from contractors, who pay BATG
to haul away and dispose of materials and soil from construction sites.
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
CHARLTON - BATG
Environmental has been cited by the state for wetlands violations caused by silt runoff at the Flint Road landfill, and nearby residents who fear water contamination are asking the company to pay for well testing.
Months of battling with BATG
Environmental to remove the 3,000 tons of material it dumped there in August ended when the Board of Health voted last month to let it stay in the landfill, contingent upon approval from the state Department of Environmental Protection.
CHARLTON - Two months have passed since the Board of Heath ordered BATG
Environmental to remove about 3,000 tons of petroleum-contaminated material that the company dumped at the landfill on Flint Road, but the material remains.
CHARLTON - For the second time in two months, the Board of Health has ordered BATG
Environmental to cease work at the Flint Road landfill for failing to meet its deadline to remove about 100 truckloads of petroleum-contaminated material dumped there by the company.The Board of Health reached an agreement in September 2005 with BATG