July 16, 2020

James River Co. hearing slated

OLD TOWN — A public hearing on a James River Co. proposal will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with public comments accepted 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, April 6 and 7, at Mathieu Auditorium, Eastern Maine Technical College, Hogan Road, Bangor.

James River Paper Co. has proposed a secure landfill on a 740 acre site in West Old Town, and the Board of Environmental Protection will hear testimony and accept written comments. The landfill would be used for pulp and papermaking waste.

Comments may be submitted in advance to the DEP, 106 Hogan Road, Bangor 04401, Attn: Cynthia Darling. The company application is available at the Old Town Municipal Building during regular business hours.

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