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E-M:/ Correction: Mega? landfill coming to mid-michigan



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Enviro-Mich message from Me <awfar@glis.net>
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Correction: Should be 200,000 to 500,000 tons according to article, not 
200 to 500 tons.


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Enviro-Mich message from Me <awfar@glis.net>
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East-coast'ers found a dumping ground in Mid-Michigan?

A proposed buyer of a mid-michigan landfill plans to bring in 200 to 500
tons of waste annually via rail to the little berg of Orleans in Ionia
county.

http://www.sentinel-standard.com/articles/2004/06/23/news/01pitsch.txt

Is this large as far as landfills go? Are they (this size) dangerous to
the local ecosystems, watershed, and aquifers? A 300 acre lake, the Flat
River State Game Area is just across the street.

A chicken CAFO was recently stopped, now this. Thanks for any experience
or input.

awf



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