The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said May 12 that it will be holding a public meeting on May 21 to take questions from residents about a proposal from FirstEnergy Generation LLC to modify the permit for the Coal Combustion Landfill located at the company’s shut Hatfield’s Ferry Power Station in Monongahela Township, Greene County.
This will be an open question and answer format with representatives from DEP and FirstEnergy taking questions on the proposal and the process for permit modification being requested by the company. The company is seeking approval to dispose of coal combustion byproducts (CCB) from the company’s still-operating Bruce Mansfield Power Station in Beaver County. The Hatfield’s Ferry Landfill has not been used since the Hatfield’s Ferry Power Station was shut. It was deactivated in the fall of 2013.
In addition to the public meeting, DEP’s Southwest Region Waste Management Program will be taking written comments and questions until June 2.