SouthCoastToday: The Department of Justice has granted a 30-day extension to the public comment period for the Environmental Protection Agency’s $366.25 million settlement with AVX Corp.

The comment period now ends on December 17, at which time it will go before a federal judge for approval. It was previously scheduled to end on November 16.

The extension comes in response to a letter sent by the Buzzards Bay Coalition to the Department of Justice asking for a 60-day extension to the comment period.

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For more information and to voice your opinion through the Buzzards Bay Coalition, CLICK HERE.

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