Crossroads Landfill

Waste Management Disposal Services of Maine, Inc.

Application for Phase 14 Solid Waste Permit


  • Solid Waste Project Manager is Vera Maheu, (207) 451-2294

Development of Phase 14 is anticipated to include the following: (1) excavation of topsoil and designated amounts of underlying soils; (2) construction of a liner and leachate collection system; (3) construction of perimeter berms and an access road; (4) construction of landfill gas and leachate transfer pipes to the existing on-site landfill gas and leachate management facilities; and (5) construction of stormwater management features including stormwater detention basins.

The application was accepted for processing on November 18, 2019 - Application acceptance letter

Application for Public Benefit Determination

The application is for a public benefit determination regarding a proposed expansion of the Crossroads Landfill in Norridgewock, Maine. In accordance with Maine laws and rules, the Commissioner must make a positive determination of substantial public benefit prior to the Department accepting an application for processing for a new or expanded solid waste disposal facility.

If approved, the proposed expansion to the Crossroads Landfill, known as Phase 14, will provide an additional 7 million cubic yards and approximately 15 years of disposal capacity. The Crossroads Landfill is owned and operated by Waste Management Disposal Services of Maine, Inc. (WMDSM)

Application Materials

The application was accepted for processing on July 16, 2018. - Application Acceptance Letter

Public Comments Received - updated November 29, 2018

December 21, 2018 - Final Public Benefit Determination

December 18, 2018 - WMDSM Comments on Draft Public Benefit Determination License

December 11, 2018 - Draft Public Benefit Determination. Comments due by December 18, 2018, 5:00 pm to Victoria Eleftheriou, Maine DEP, 17 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0017

November 21, 2018 - WMDSM supplemental information for application

October 31, 2018 - WMDSM response to DEP supplemental review comments

October 31, 2018 - WMDSM response to September 13, 2018 PERC comments

October 4, 2018 - DEP follow-up comments to WMDSM

September 18, 2018 - WMDSM response to public comments

September 14, 2018 - WMDSM response to review comments, cover letter

September 14, 2018 - Public Meeting Transcript (August 30, 2018)

August 30, 2018 - Public Meeting Handout (paper copies will be provided at the meeting)

August 20, 2018 - August 30 Public Meeting Notice

August 9, 2018 - Department comments on the Application

July 30, 2018 - The Department will hold a public informational meeting at the Mill Stream Elementary School located at 26 Mercer Road in Norridgewock on August 30, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. The purpose of the meeting is to inform the public of the proposed project and provide the public an opportunity to offer comments on the public benefit determination application in a public forum. Notice of the meeting will be published in the Morning Sentinel and will be sent to all interested persons at least 10 days prior to the meeting, in addition to being posted on this website.