Pioneer Valley Resource Recovery Facility
ClosedTrash Incinerator           
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188 M Street Extension
Agawam, MA 01001
United States
Hampden County
Latitude: 42.09112
Longitude: -72.5902
Year Opened: 1988
Water Source: Municipality
Located on on west bank of CT River across from Basketball Hall of Fame, north side of water treatment plant, south of Memorial Bridge.
Co-combusts wastewater treatment plant sludge and fats, oil and grease (FOG) with MSW.

2019: sold from Covanta to Community EcoPower
4/12/2022: closed when Community EcoPower went bankrupt and incinerator sold to F&G Recycling, a division of USA Hauling and Recycling, and site converted to a transfer station

1985 Built by Vicon/Enercon, & Fluor Corp
SRR LP sold facility to eco/Springfield (subsid of EnergyAnswers Corp of Albany NY) in July 1999. This meant the end of put or pay contract. Covanta bought it 10/2007.
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Data Sources

Energy Recovery Council Incinerators - 2000
Global Anti-Incineration Alliance - Incinerators
Energy Recovery Council 2010 Waste-to-Energy Database
EIA 2008
2012 U.S. Biomass Power Map
EIA 2012 Form 860
EIA 2014 Form 860
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Environmental Justice Analysis

Distance (miles)0 2.5 5 10 25
American Indian0.2%0.8%0.5%0.4%0.3%
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Covanta Springfield LLCformer Owner/Operator 
Community Eco Powerformer Owner/Operator 

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Unit Information

PowerTypeStatusFuelSecondary Fuel(s)
9.4 MWBurner: Unknown TypeClosedMunicipal Solid Waste 408 Tons Per DayNatural Gas Wood Waste Solids Tires

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