As solid waste remains in the spotlight in the North Country, one town is considering a transfer station backup plan

As solid waste remains in the spotlight in the North Country, one town is considering a transfer station backup plan in the event that the North Country Environmental Services landfill along Trudeau Road in Bethlehem gets its permit pulled. On May 11, the New Hampshire Waste Management Council ruled that the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services acted unlawfully when it approved the current Stage VI expansion permit for the Casella Waste Systems-owned NCES when that expansion would be operating for most of its life during a period of landfill capacity excess in the state and therefore did not meet the “substantial public benefit requirement” under law. The appeal of the Stage VI expansion permit was brought by the Conservation Law Foundation, which argued the expansion relied on an outdated state solid waste management plan and lacked the public benefit.

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