Thursday, January 7, 2016

Jan. 25 Public Meeting On Proposed Landfill Expansion In Northampton County

The Department of Environmental Protection will host a public meeting to answer questions regarding Chrin Landfill’s permit application to expand its existing facility in Williams Township, Northampton County.
The meeting will take place January 25 from 6-9 p.m. at Wilson Area High School, 424 Warrior Lane, Easton, PA 18042.
During the meeting, department staff will answer questions about the permit review process.  Also, staff from Chrin Landfill will answer questions regarding the expansion itself.
“The goal of this meeting is to help residents better understand how the department reviews permit expansion applications like this,” said Mike Bedrin, director of DEP’s Northeast Regional Office. “This is part of public outreach the department engages in so residents can have their questions answered.”
Chrin Landfill filed the original expansion application on July 14, 2015. The company is requesting an expansion of the landfill permit area by approximately 30-acres and the disposal area by approximately 33-acres. The application was accepted as complete by the department on November 9, 2015.
A copy of Chrin’s permit application can be viewed at DEP’s Northeast Regional Office located at 2 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, 18701 or the DEP’s Bethlehem District Office located at 4530 Bath Pike, Bethlehem 18017.
Those wishing to make an appointment to view the documents can do so between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm by calling the Northeast Regional Office at 570-826-2511 or the Bethlehem District Office at 610-861-2070.
Individuals in need of an accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 should contact Colleen Connolly, or make accommodations through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at 1-800-654-5984 (TDD).

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