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By David Martin

City submits landfill closure application


The city continues to move forward with closing the city’s landfill.

Last night, the Green River City Council voted to approve submission of a landfill closure permit application to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality. The landfill will close in 2017, with the city switching to a transfer station that will haul the city’s garbage to the Solid Waste District No. 1 landfill outside Rock Springs.

Mike Nelson, director of public works for the city, said he received an approved permit for the transfer station yesterday, saying he hopes the station construction and landfill closur...

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