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Bills to block new landfills, other solid waste plans die in state Senate

Posted on AllSides May 15th, 2024
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May 15—CONCORD — A bevy of House-passed bills to block construction of any new landfills or private ownership of them, to limit importation of out-of-state solid waste and a new fee to keep commercially bought, unused paint out of New Hampshire dumps all went down to defeat in the state Senate Wednesday. All were either shipped off to study or killed outright without any recorded votes in the Senate. Opposition from environmental activists to the past proposal of Casella Waste Systems to build a landfill in Dalton near Forest Lake...

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