By Steve Blake
Many residents who live around the Casella landfill in Coventry, Vermont, and residents of Quebec, don’t want the facility to nearly double in size. But the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) says the expansion would be safe. Casella is the only operating landfill in Vermont, receiving municipal garbage from all around the state, and “special waste” like sludge and construction waste from several other states. It is located near the Black River, a major tributary of Lake Memphremagog, from which more than 170,000 people in the Eastern Townships get their drinking water. See full story in the Wednesday, September 12 edition of The Record.