DEP Will Host Public Meeting About Landfill June 22

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced that it will host a public meeting on Monday, June 22 to answer residents’ questions regarding IESI Bethlehem Landfill’s permit application to expand its existing facility on Applebutter Road in Lower Saucon Township. The meeting will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Saucon Valley High School auditorium, 2100 Polk Valley Road, Hellertown. “The goal of this meeting is to help residents better understand how the department reviews permit expansion applications like this,” said Mike Bedrin, director of DEP’s Northeast Regional Office. IESI filed its original expansion application on Jan. 21, 2015.