Casella Waste Systems will move forward with its plan to build a $15 millionOn a separate note, a PPH editorial on Twomey's decision sounded a more pessimistic tone about Casella's plans for the Paper City.
facility in Westbrook for processing the trash that currently goes to Maine
Energy Recovery Co., despite losing the support of Biddeford Mayor Joanne
Twomey. The construction of a trash-processing plant in Westbrook was part of a
package of initiatives developed to mitigate the negative effects of MERC,
Biddeford's controversial trash incinerator.
- John C.L. Morgan
Related: Has Biddeford's Mayor Killed Casella's Plans for Westbrook? (February 1, 2010)