Environmental Group Seeks Stronger Water Protections For Norridgewock Landfill Expansion | Conservation Law Foundation

Environmental Group Seeks Stronger Water Protections For Norridgewock Landfill Expansion

Charlie Eichacker, Maine Public Radio

Maine’s largest private landfill will soon run out of storage space. As a result, state officials recently approved a 50-acre expansion of the Crossroads Landfill in Norridgewock that could open for business in three years.

But at least one environmental group, the Conservation Law Foundation, says it’s alarmed by the project’s potential threats to nearby water supplies. It argues that some of the restrictions on the project are not as strong as as they would be in other nearby states, and it has formally appealed the expansion

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