Harsh weather conditions in February had put the project behind schedule.

The recently installed vertical gas wells at the Ontario County Landfill are now connected to the gas collection system. According to an update from landfill manager Casella Waste Systems, Casella last week began the process of covering the slopes that were affected by installing the lines.
The four gas flares were tested March 24.
Harsh weather conditions in February had put the project behind schedule.
The gas collection system routes landfill gas to a privately-run gas-to-electricity plant on the landfill property in the town of Seneca. The purpose of the system is alleviate landfill odor and have the gas converted into electricity.