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Public information session on Newark incinerator Feb. 21

The NJ DEP has announced they’ll hold a public information session on the air permit renewal for the Newark incinerator, operated by Covanta in the Ironbound.  The meeting will take place 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Thursday Feb. 21 at Newark city hall (920 Broad St.).   To learn whether the meeting is being canceled for bad weather, check the DEP web site at 4:00 pm on Feb. 21 or phone (609) 633-8248.
If the event gets canceled because of bad weather, the alternate date for the information session is Feb. 26, same time, same place.
The DEP will publish a notice about the air permit renewal in the New Jersey Register on about April 8, 2013 and will take comments from the public between April 8 and April 22, 2013.
A public hearing about the permit renewal for the incinerator is scheduled for April 10, from 7 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at Newark City Hall (920 Broad St.).

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