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N.H. House Approves Bills Prohibiting Landfill Expansion

March 16, 2020

Via: Waste360

The New Hampshire House recently approved a bill that would prohibit siting or expanding new landfills near state parks and federal lands.

InDepthNH reports that two bills, HB 1319 and HB 1422, were inspired by new landfill expansion proposals. According to the report, HB 1319 passed on a 189-123 vote and now goes to the Senate. The House voted 260-55 to send HB 1422, which would establish a two-year moratorium on new landfill permits, to interim study saying it needs additional study.

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