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Environmentalists angry over proposed Catskill incinerator ash dump

April 15, 2019 04:45 PM

CATSKILL - Environmental groups are pushing back against a New Hampshire company's proposal to create an incinerator ash dump in the town of Catskill.

Wheelabrator Technologies is applying for the required permits from the state Department of Environmental Conservation.

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Environmentalists say about 450,000 tons of ash would be trucked from three company-owned incinerators in New York to a defunct quarry located less than a half-mile from the Hudson River.

Company officials say the dump will not hurt the environment.

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