[NEWS] Pennsylvania Town Afire Over Incinerator Proposal

– by Jeff Platsky, August 8, 2016, Press and Sun Bulletin

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Graphic: Times Tribune

Armed security guards stood at both sides of the room.

Township supervisors were cordoned off from the sizable crowd. Not 10 minutes into the meeting, the first disgruntled audience member walked out.

This is otherwise peaceful Susquehanna County, a rural outpost in northeast Pennsylvania where few things appear to rile its 42,000 residents.

In this Endless Mountains region of Pennsylvania, the neighborly feel has taken an ugly turn as reports of a proposed industrial incinerator on a 114-acre plot just east of Interstate 81 off the Gibson exit put some residents in a panic.

Now, emotions are clearly pitched. Tempers flare. Residents are on edge. And details on this potentially landscape-changing project are few.

The project is about 20 miles from downtown Binghamton and 12 miles from the state border.

READ MORE at Press and Sun Bulletin

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