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Debate continues over future of embattled Dunn landfill in Rensselaer

by WAMC/Northeast Public Radio | June 7, 2022
In March, The Rensselaer School Board joined the call to shut the landfill down, and recently held a public informational meeting with the Rensselaer Environmental Coalition at Rensselaer High School on Dunn’s permit renewal process, aimed at getting more people to participate. The ...

DEC Minimizes Concern Over New Dunn Dump PFAS Report

by WAMC/Northeast Public Radio | March 17, 2020
“After traces of PFAS chemicals were found in water samples taken near the Dunn Landfill in Rensselaer, activists are stepping up their campaign to convince the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to close the landfill. Kyla Bennett from PEER – Public ...