Derby Selectboard Tables Action On Casella Landfill Expansion

Design engineer Brian Beaudoin outlines the proposed expansion of the Casella landfill.
Ed Barber
Staff Writer

Some members of the Derby selectboard are having second thoughts over a decision to send a letter to the Department of Environmental Conservation opposing a proposed landfill expansion in Coventry. Two weeks ago the selectboard reacting to a presentation by Charlie Pronto and other opponents voted to draft a letter. The DEC has issued a solid waste permit for the 51.2 acre expansion, but the District 7, Act 250 Commission has yet to rule. Read more in the Newport Daily Express.