Monday, February 8, 2016

POSTPONED: DEP Meeting On Chrin Landfill Expansion Feb. 24 In Northampton County

[DEP postponed this meeting on Thursday. Will reschedule.] The Department of Environmental Protection Monday announced it has rescheduled a public meeting to answer questions regarding Chrin Landfill’s permit application to expand its existing facility in Williams Township, Northampton County.
The new date for the meeting is February 24th from 6-9 p.m. It will take place at the same location: Wilson Area High School, 424 Warrior Lane, Easton, PA 18042.
The original meeting was set for Monday, January 25th, but had to be postponed when the Wilson Area School District closed due to heavy snowfall.
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.
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 (NERO) 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.
Additional copies of the application are also available for review at the Easton Public Library, 515 Church St. and the Easton Area Neighborhood Center, 902 Philadelphia Rd. The public does not need an appointment to view documents at either location.
Individuals in need of an accommodation for the meeting as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 should contact Colleen Connolly at 570-826-2035 or send email to:

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