Advanced Disposal’s Arbor Hills Landfill has received many violations from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Learn more

MDEQ violations, enforcements, inspections

Visit the MDEQ’s list of violations

Areas of concern

The MDEQ started issuing Areas of Concern instead of violations.

Jan. 2, 2019 Leachate areas of concern

Violation responses, documentation

EPA consent order

On May 4, 2017, the EPA entered an administrative consent order with Advanced Disposal Services for violations of the Clean Air Act at Arbor Hills Landfill.

EPA violations

On Sept. 29, 2016 the Environmental Protection Agency issued violations to three companies that operate at Arbor Hills Landfill.

  • Violation – Arbor Hills Energy (Fortistar Methane Group)
  • Violation – Advanced Disposal, owner-operator of Arbor Hills Landfill
  • Violation – BFI Waste Systems of North America (Republic Services) This company no longer operates at Arbor Hills.

The EPA conducted ambient air sampling and surface monitoring that resulted in violations of the Clean Air Act.

EPA monitoring reports
Clean Air Act inspection report – Oct. 11, 2017 (Follow-up inspection to 2017 consent order)
Final inspection report May 27, 2016
Inspection report – Feb. 16, 2016
Air monitoring – Feb. 16-17, 2016

Related information

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