Tri-County Landfill Inc. has submitted a permit application for the construction and operation of a municipal waste landfill (Landfill) in Liberty and Pine Townships, Mercer County. Tri-County previously operated a landfill at this location that accepted waste between 1950 and 1990. It has been inactive since 1990. The permit will allow Tri-County to develop and operate new waste disposal areas within the 99-acre permit boundary of the old landfill. Waste in the unlined area of the old landfill would be excavated and relocated onto new lined disposal cells.
Public Hearing: Tri-County Landfill NPDES Permit Application - April 15, 2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) held a virtual public hearing Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 6:00 PM to accept feedback on the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit application submitted by Tri-County Landfill, Inc. Written comments of any length may also be provided to via email at RA-EPNPDES_NWRO@pa.gov, or via mail at the DEP Northwest Regional office, 230 Chestnut Street Meadville, PA 16335 no later than Friday, April 30, 2021.
The draft NPDES permit documents can be viewed below:
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On October 16, 2019 a public hearing was held where members of the public were permitted to comment on the application. 25 Pa Code § 271.143(c) requires the Department to prepare a summary of the written and oral comments submitted during and following the hearing.