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During the rally against Yadrovo landfill, police dispersed protesters. To remind, the Yadrovo landfill degassing was planned for April 14. But it turned out that the authorities did not have enough time to prepare for the procedure. Local residents don't believe in the promises to start re-cultivation of the site ... protests Moscow activists
YORK, Neb. -- A former City of York employee has been charged with embezzling funds while working at the York landfill. Lynn E. Rasmussen, 59, who court documents show now lives in Lincoln, has been charged with theft by unlawful taking with a value of more than $1,500. The Class 3 felony carries ...

Conventional landfills tend to be located in communities lacking economic or politic clout. "It's a systemic issue, because these landfill sites are located in particularly vulnerable areas," said Dillon. Don Wadsworth, a health physicist who specializes in radiation safety and radioactive waste ... workers
Rather than have their solid waste dumped in a landfill, five coastal towns have chosen to violate their contracts and instead send their waste to the Penobscot Energy Recovery Company. The rogue decision was made earlier this month by a committee of residents who decide where the waste from ... Maine towns
DOWNEAST (BDN) -- Rather than have their solid waste dumped in a landfill, five coastal towns have chosen to violate their contracts and instead send their waste to the Penobscot Energy Recovery Company. The rogue decision was made earlier this month by a committee of residents who decide where the waste ... Maine towns
A small fire has forced the regional landfill to temporarily shift from rail to truck transport to handle the region's trash. The fire was sparked ... If enough trucks are in rotation, crews can start shipping the refuse longer distances to outside landfills, without creating a backlog at the transfer station. Diverting ...

Sugar Land has a little more room left in its landfill thanks to the efforts of the city and its residents to recycle more waste. More than 48 percent of residential materials were diverted from area landfills in March, according to the city's solid waste and recycling provider. During an average month, Sugar Land ...
SAN ANGELO — Residents wondering what to do with old or broken electronics after SAFE Recycling Center permanently shuts down Sunday, April 22, have a solution thanks to Republic Services. READ MORE: SAFE Recycling Center in San Angelo to shut down permanently by Earth Day. "On April 23 ...
EPPING -- The town of Epping will fund another round of groundwater and well testing following a discovery of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in the town's landfill and possible private wells. Selectmen on Monday, April 9 authorized Public Works Director Dennis Koch to spend ...
“Landfills should not be the permanent solution,” said Tashjian. Five-hundred households signed up for Milwaukee's Organics Collection Pilot Study, paying the city a $12.75 monthly fee to have their food scraps and yard waste picked up from their homes and diverted from the landfill. Tashjian's company ...
Did you know about 700 tons of trash gets turned at the Springfield landfill a day?! It's costs about $31 per ton to dump. That's a lot of money, and a lot of garbage. Ozarks Headwater Recycling District says we generate so much trash that really doesn't have to go into the landfill, so many things that are ...
For nearly 50 years, Earth Day has provided an opportunity for people across the globe to come together in support of the natural world. A recent study published by WalletHub ranks Texas No. 43 out of all 50 states in terms of eco-friendliest, using metrics such as air, soil and water quality, recycled solid ...
"We here at the landfill, our personnel, they're doing everything they can to help push things for us to be as eco-friendly as possible," Vester Wilson, Superintendant of solid waste for the City of Billings said. He said part of the landfill's efficiency, means turning garbage, into energy. Many landfills have wells ...
The Olathe City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to renew the permit for the APAC-Kansas Inc. quarry and landfill at the southwest corner of town. The original permit for the more than 245-acre site at 23775 W. 159th St. expired in December 2016, but the city allowed the business to continue operating ...
Construction to expand Columbia's landfill is several years away but the city has been told the current landfill off of North Rogers Road will reach its capacity sometime between 2026 and 2031. Solid Waste Utility Manager Steve Hunt said the 150 acres of land for the new landfill is just south where the ...
The 20-acre landfill, called Landfill 1, operated from 1969 to 1983 and holds about 700,000 tons of municipal and commercial waste. It's one of three closed landfills the county owns off the Lockport Bypass. This year, the county intends to install two 10,000-gallon leachate collection tanks and a monitoring ...
The city of Auburn announced its annual spring cleaning days at the landfill will take place from 7 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, May 12 and May 19. The program is for city residents only and allows them to dispose of certain materials at the landfill at no charge. A landfill permit is usually required to bring trash to ...

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. - Crews have extinguished a structure fire at a landfill in Roanoke County. The fire, which was determined to have been sparked by a welding operation, was burning at the Smith Gap Regional Landfill, according to Roanoke County Fire & Rescue. The welding was taking place on ...
The Walker County Landfill will have a free day on Saturday, April 28, which has been designated Clean Up Walker County Day. The event is being held in conjunction with the statewide “Don't Drop It On Alabama” cleanup being scheduled across the state on April 21-28. Volunteers are needed from ...
Neighbors from a subdivision built around a former landfill chanted and waved signs outside the Duval County Courthouse before a hearing Monday in a lawsuit accusing the developer and former owner of deception and misrepresentation. The neighbors are suing Habitat for Humanity's Jacksonville ...
PEABODY — The city will pay a fine for using too much soil as cover fill at the city's landfill on Farm Avenue and, in one case, not seeking proper approval for 22 loads of fill. In total, the city was given a $42,900 fine, half of which must be paid within 45 days, based on a settlement reached with state ...
Commissioners Steve Pearcy, Will Jordan, Robert Peay Jr. and Charlie Baum persuaded a unanimous commission in a 21-0 vote to reject allowing the landfill owners to conduct testing to determine whether expansion was possible on 288 acres off East Jefferson Pike by the Stones River in the Walter Hill ...
The last time a reuse of the landfill came before selectmen was in 2015, when a solar power generating station was proposed for the site as part of a green energy initiative by the DEP to have communities utilize their capped landfills. At that time, a consultant hired by the town reviewed about five bid ...
A landfill owner says Hancock County taxpayers "are getting hosed" because there is just one landfill that can take construction debris. And he's willing to go to court to prove it ... Richard Santiago, owner of the King Landfill, said the county couldn't support two landfills. "For him to sit there and say I'm raping ...
Kauai, HI officials are looking at a 270-acre plot of land near Hanamaulu for a new municipal landfill, as reported by The Garden Island News. Officials are taking public comment until May 23. Acting County Engineer Lyle Tabata told Garden Island News local authorities were wrapping up "years" of work ...
Last week it was learned that a federal court judge in California has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency ignored complaints of environmental racial discrimination filed by residents living near the Stone's Throw Landfill near Tallassee in Tallapoosa County. Monday, Tallapoosa County NAACP ...
WEDOWEE--"There will be an end to this process. There'd be no end to the roll-offs," said Randolph County Commission Chairman Derek Farr. During Monday's meeting of Randolph County Commission, the commission approved digging a new cell for the currently full Randolph County Landfill on County ...
Jacksonville officials are hoping a new engineering service agreement will help the city get past recent snags that have kept the city tied to its landfill lease. Aldermen approved during Monday's city council meeting a proposal to get engineering services from Fehr Graham Engineering and Environmental ...
A landfill construction project approved for bid could help get the county closer to producing marketable electricity in the future. ... construction bids Tuesday for a project to add 10 gas wells to a trash cell at the West Daviess County Landfill to catch and release methane gas produced by decomposing trash.
It calls for the state to conduct air quality testing for the Dunn C & D landfill in Rensselear. The DEC says in a statement that they're conducting unannounced inspections of what kind of materials are going into the plant. "Noise, diesel pollution and dust are inadequately addressed,” said Lou Sebesta at the meeting last night ...
“Last week's wind event saw winds of 30 mph, gusting up 50 mph, hit us,” said Rob Fadden, the landfill's general manager. “We knew it was coming so we tried to be proactive. We put interior fences in place and made sure the netting on the east and south sides were up to collect debris. We also hired more ...
Citing a desire to avoid casting any shadow on the issue, Hollins District Supervisor Phil North abstained Tuesday from voting on the regional landfill's budget. The decision comes after an article in The Roanoke Times examined North's role in a fraught debate over the future of the Norfolk Southern trash ...
Someone left a ceramic owl during the annual "Clean Up Week" at the Rockingham County Landfill, on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, in Madison, N.C. ... MADISON — For Rockingham County residents, this is the week get your household cleanup on, since it's free week at the Solid Waste Landfill on Shuff Road.
BUCYRUS - The company that owns the landfill in Richland County and the Mansfield Transfer Facility has taken over management of the Crawford County Landfill, according to Crawford County Commissioner Doug Weisenauer. Rumpke Waste and Recycling took control of the lease of the Crawford ...
Residents of Volokolamsk had long complained about the stench coming from the nearby Yadrovo landfill, where hundreds of garbage trucks from Moscow and the surrounding areas dump their loads every day. The problem, however, escalated sharply two weeks ago, when scores of schoolchildren ...
The petition states Kueter and the CCASWA contracted for construction work on the phase E-1 cell construction project at the Clinton County sanitary landfill near Clinton. The petition states the standard general conditions of the construction contract contained a provision permitting termination for ...
The Clinton County Solid Waste Authority Board of Directors, which has charge of the landfill, is currently accepting letters of interest from Clinton County non-profit and charitable organizations. The board will choose one, or possibly two, to be the beneficiaries of this year's golf tournament. All interested ...
As trash continues to pour into Victoria's landfill, the City Council moved on Tuesday to start a multi-year, complicated process to get a permit to expand the area where people can dump trash. The landfill is expected to fill up in about 20 years, which means the city will have to expand it by then or haul trash ...
There's only one plant in the U.S. making LNG from landfill gas, and these projects are scarce for a few reasons. The main driver for landfills to clean their gas to be made into transportation fuel is monetary, and CNG can cost as much as 50 percent less to produce than LNG. With both renewable fuel types, ...
Other options discussed included mining older sections of the landfill for recyclables in hopes of extending the life of the landfills and bringing in some revenue from the recycling, though that would cost $13.4 million a year. The most discussed option was the possibility of eliminating industrial pickup.
Republic Services, which processes recycling from Seattle and other cities in King County, has sought permission to send some of this unmarketable paper, fast becoming mush, to regional landfills. The company cites safety and health risks as the bales pile up in the Sodo facility designed to send out as ...
MESA COUNTY, Colo. - The Mesa County Landfill had some interesting visitors on April 2, who were not interested in dropping off any trash. Instead, they went to the landfill to learn. Two second grade classes from Rim Rock Elementary School made the trip to the landfill to learn more about how it works, ...
Britain's coasts were battered in this winter's storms. The Royal North Devon Golf Club, England's oldest golf course, had a sizeable chunk of its eighth hole washed away during Storm Eleanor in January. Less well publicised were fears of flooding at a nearby landfill site, which was last used in 1995 and ...
The Camelot Landfill on the east side of the Elm Fork of the Trinity River and the DFW Landfill on the west side tower over the winding river that feeds the City of Dallas' water plant downstream. That river used to mean that there was a limit to how high the landfills could get, since they needed to keep their ...
In the first week after expanding from a small pilot program to a building-wide program, EPB more than quadrupled the amount of material diverted from the landfill, according to a news release. “Compostable material is 25 percent of what goes into landfills,” Atlas Organics General Manager in Chattanooga ...
Workers at the Three Rivers Solid Waste Authority Landfill in Jackson were having a typical day, accepting trucks of waste at the facility and separating the refuse with a large bulldozer. Then, suddenly, a dog jumped out of the giant pile garbage. The frightened animal ran for about 50 yards before falling ...
Now, I don't mind the fact that the landfills are there. The garbage has to go somewhere. I just wish the owners and their customers could do a better job of being good stewards of the surrounding roadsides. Someone, perhaps the landfill owners, the hauling companies or both, should be held responsible ...
The Pickles Butte Sanitary Landfill, covers 1,200 acres, but only 116 acres are used for waste storage. PATTY BOWEN/IPT. Pickles Butte Landfill. Buy Now. The Pickles Butte Sanitary Landfill, located in Nampa, is the receptacle for trash and solid waste in the Canyon County area. At the landfill, solid waste ...
While Putin's snap decision to close the aging landfill got overwhelmingly positive coverage on state TV, it left the capital desperately short of space to dump its trash. Landfills in the surrounding region were suddenly swamped, while the high-tech incinerators he promised viewers won't be built for years.
According to Petrucci, the foam is toxic leachate from the landfill, which he said routinely leaks out of the dump, especially during rainstorms, pouring into his creek. From there, he said, it goes into the river, and, he thinks, into the drinking water of some county residents. He said it has been going on for ...


 

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