The Heap

Over the River and Through the Woods ...

to out-of-state landfills we go.

David Caruso of the The Associated Press has penned an overview of the issues surrounding the out-of-state disposal of municipal solid waste.

Michael Keller, a member of Fox Township, Pa.'s, Board of Supervisors, tells Caruso that while he has some concerns about what effects accepting more than 1,300 tons of garbage a day from New York City will have on the township's landfill, the township has benefited substantially. "We're rich," he says in the article. "We have less than 4,000 people living here, and we have millions of dollars in the bank."