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What’s it like to live near a badly-sited dump?

Casella Waste Systems wants to site a massive 180-acre dump in Dalton, NH just half a mile from Forest Lake and at one point just 50 feet from Forest Lake State Park. The dump would be almost the same size as the lake and three times the size of the Bethlehem dump. NCABC doesn’t oppose reasonable and responsible landfill siting until less damaging ways …

Some Good News for the North Country

Here’s some good news for the North Country, especially welcome after all the worries about Covid-9, quarantines and cancellations.    HB 1319 – the bill that establishes a 2 mile dump-free buffer around our beloved state parks — passed the NH House of Representatives on Thursday, 189 to 123.   Many, many thanks to all of you who called, emailed and wrote your …

Thank you for supporting legislative efforts for HB 1319 and HB 1422.

Many, many thanks to all of you who wrote to NH state legislators and attended the NH House committee hearings on Thursday in support of HB 1319 and HB 1422, two bills to limit the negative impact of dumps in the North Country.* More than 50 people came to the hearings in Concord, including supporters of North Country Alliance for Balanced …