Lights Out Norlite is an organization bringing awareness to the negative environmental and health impacts of the Norlite aggregate production facility and hazardous waste incinerator in Cohoes, New York.
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Judge Declares that Norlite is a Public Nuisance, local residents will continue litigation to shut the facility down.
A judge has issued a preliminary injunction in the state lawsuit against the Norlite hazardous waste incinerator and aggregate production facility in Cohoes. The judge
DEC Regional Director Anthony Luisi Responds to a Noxious Odor Incident at Norlite
On Sunday morning, February 6, 2023, NYS DEC was alerted to complaints of a strong odor coming from the Norlite facility. This incident occurred just
200 gallons of fuel spill at Norlite Facility
On Thursday February 2, 2023, Norlite notified the NYS DEC about a 200 gallon waste oil spill in an equipment facility on the property. Initial
70 groups urge AG to support intervention by Lights Our Norlite in court case
February 2, 2022Attorney General Letitia JamesNYS Capitol – 2nd floorAlbany, NY 12224-0341Dear Attorney General James:We are writing to urge you to support the motion by
October 2022 Press Release
Environmentalists Applaud New York State’s Lawsuit against Norlite but Says the Plant Should be Immediately Shut Down
January 2022 Press Release
Environmental leaders call on DEC Commissioner Seggos to stop allowing Norlite to utilize toxic fly ash waste in their products