Rensselaer Environmental Coalition

“The Rensselaer Environmental Coalition (REC) is a group of residents and other concerned citizens formed to address the serious environmental health and quality of life problems associated with two solid waste projects in the city of Rensselaer: the Dunn Construction and Demolition (C&D) Landfill and the proposed BioHiTech garbage processing facility.”

Mission Statement

The goals of the REC are to:

  1. immediately close and remediate the Dunn Landfill and;
  2. prevent the development of other hazardous projects such as BioHiTech.

Vision Statement

Residents and surrounding communities have the right to a livable environment with good quality of life for children, families and others

  • Clean air in which to live, work, learn and play
  • Freedom from toxic odors, chemicals, noise, dust, diesel exhaust and truck traffic.

Dunn Landfill


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