North Country lawmakers asking the state to deny a driveway permit for a new commercial landfill proposed by Casella Waste Systems

Two weeks after Bethlehem selectmen, summarizing the views of residents from a public hearing, asked the state to deny a driveway permit for a new commercial landfill proposed by Casella Waste Systems, a group of North Country lawmakers are asking the same. While Casella is proposing a landfill in Dalton, it would be reached via Douglas Drive, which begins in Bethlehem at Route 116. “Considering that the driveway permit application represents an influx of upwards of 100 heavy-duty trash haulers of a variety of sizes per day each way, including approximately 50 or so of the large WB-67-style interstate tractor trailers, and due to overwhelming opposition from our constituents to this proposed routing of vehicular traffic, primarily through the town centers of Bethlehem, Carroll, and Whitefield, we respectfully request that you deny the driveway application …” said the legislators

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