The Department of Environmental Protection will hold a hearing on the proposed expansion of the Chrin Landfill in Williams Township, Northampton County on January 17. (formal notice, PA Bulletin page 7890)
The proposed expansion application was submitted to DEP in July 2015 and requests a lateral expansion through proposed new landfill footprint to the east of the existing facility, with an overlay on the existing disposal area.
The proposed expansion does not include a change in waste acceptance rates.
The Department requests that individuals wishing to testify at the hearing submit a written notice of intent to Colleen Connolly, Community Relations Coordinator, Chrin Brothers Landfill Public Hearing, DEP, 2 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1915, or by sending email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department will accept notices up to the day of the hearing. The written notice should include the person’s name, address, telephone number and a brief statement as to the nature of their presentation.
The Department requests that individuals limit their testimony to 10 minutes so that all individuals have the opportunity to testify. Written copies of oral testimony are requested.
Persons with a disability who wish to testify and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation should contact Colleen Connolly, 570-826-2511 or through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at 800-654-5984 (TDD) to discuss how the Department can meet their needs.
Persons unable to attend the hearing may submit written statements/comments to the Department on or before January 17, 2017.
The permit application is available for review at DEP’s Northeast Regional Office, 2 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre or at the Department’s Bethlehem District Office, 4530 Bath Pike, Bethlehem. Contact the Northeast Regional Office at 570-826-2511 or the Bethlehem District Office at 610-861-2070 to schedule an appointment to review the application.
Additional copies of the application are also available for review at the Easton Public Library, 515 Church Street and the Easton Area Neighborhood Center, 902 Philadelphia Road.
The public does not need an appointment to view documents at either location.For more information, contact Colleen Connolly, DEP Northeast Regional Office at 570-826-2511 or send email to: email@example.com.