- Inbound – 1,200 ton per day facility could mean 300 inbound trucks per day
- Outbound traffic – large tractor trailers. Could be 75+ outbound vehicles per day
- Over 650 truck trips (inbound and outbound)
- Impacts on Howell Township and Lakewood Township infrastructure – roads, bridges
- Will also attract traffic from outside of Monmouth County
- Trucks – engines, braking, etc.
- Backup Alarms
- Heavy Equipment – loaders, etc.
- Dust collection equipment as required by NJDEP air permit
- Hours of operation? Conformance with Howell Township noise ordinances
- Especially if household waste will be accepted
- Waste storage overnight?
- Construction and Demolition Debris can be extremely dusty (ID 13C waste)
- Construction and demolition debris and bulky waste can contain asbestos and lead if not property removed prior to demolition activity
- Construction and demolition debris is permitted to contain concrete, which when disturbed can container crystalline silica particles. Respirable silica dust can cause lung disease and lung cancer
- Creation of leachate as rainwater comes in contact with refuse
- Diesel/Gasoline/Oil/Waste Oil/Antifreeze – impact on leaks
- Will the proposed facility rely on township water and sewer? Is there sufficient capacity?
- If on septic and well, potential impact on surrounding neighbors
- Facilities such as this are a fire risk
- Will the facility have a sprinkler system? If on well water, is there sufficient pressure? Will a water tower have to be built? Are there hydrants nearby?
- Nuisance vectors –facility will attract gulls, rodents, insects, etc.
- Monmouth County Solid Waste Management Plan is comprehensive and has no need for an additional facility of this nature