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Porters Toxic Problem The Town of Porter may seem like a clean town but to its residents it is not Porter is the home to CWM Chemical Services the only licensed hazardous waste landfill in the Northeast CWM is located on 600 acres and houses hazardous waste such as radioactive material and anthrax CWM takes in 300000 tons of waste each year It makes Love Canal look like nothing the amount of contamination there said Tom Freck a Porter Farmer who lives near the CWM site Hughes 1 A recent proposal plans to include more waste to the landfill and increase its size by seventy five acres General Electric wont say The US Environmental Protection Agency wont say CWM Chemical Services wont say either But the residents in the Town of Porter in Niagara County have absolutely no doubt that when one of the worlds largest dredging projects ever undertaken is completed And tons of PCB contaminated sediments are removed from the Hudson River The mother of all hazardous waste as it is deemed the destination will be their lake front community Hughes 1 They are correct A recent proposal plans to bring these sediments to CWM If the proposal is passed 265 million cubic yards of Hudson River PCBs an estimated 150000 pounds will be dumped in the landfill If CWM receives the contract to bring in these sediments they will also be proposing to increase the size of the landfill by seventy five acres In order to accommodate these and other materials CWM wants to create this new landfill To meet demands over the next fifteen years said general manager Dominic Maruca Michelmore 1 In order to help sway the decision CWM Chemical Services is offering three million dollars in compensation to Porter if the proposal is passed But residents feel this money is not enough This is petty cash to this waste
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