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Environmental Groups Sue Casella Over Alleged Water Pollution from N.H. Landfill

May 16, 2018

Via: Waste360

The Toxics Action Center and Conservation Law Foundation are suing Casella Waste Systems over alleged water pollution from its Bethlehem Landfill in New Hampshire. The nonprofits are claiming that state water testing data reveals that the landfill has been illegally discharging pollutants like heavy metals and leachate into the Ammonoosuc River for about five years.

The groups are suing under the federal Clean Water Act in an effort to get Casella to secure a proper permit for the runoff. The groups are also seeking remediation and penalties for the environmental damage that’s been allegedly caused to the river for years.

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