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Public Comment Period for South Coast Renewables (Parallel Products)

July 17

The public comment period for South Coast Renewables, LLC (Parallel Products of New England) is now open. MassDEP is accepting comments until Aug. 24.

Typically, the public comment period is 21-days, however, MassDEP and South Coast Renewables have agreed to extend the public comment period to 42-days. Accordingly, MassDEP is accepting comments between now and August 24, 2023. MassDEP seeks input from the public – including individuals, communities, and groups – before it issues certain types of solid waste management permits or approvals, and MassDEP would like to hear from you. You are encouraged to share this email with friends and neighbors.

Public Comments can be submitted to MassDEP in one of three ways:

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
20 Riverside Drive
Lakeville, MA 02347
Attn: Mark Dakers


ONLINE here.

MassDEP intends to make all comments available to the public to view online at: If you would like to remain anonymous, please state this in your comment and MassDEP will redact all personal information.