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Nebraska Residents Upset Over Landfill Traffic and Dust

Since Butler County Landfill started accepting more waste, local residents have complained about the increase in truck traffic and dust stirring up from gravel roads.

After the Sarpy County Landfill in Springfield, Neb., closed, Butler County Landfill agreed to accept the additional waste. Since the landfill started accepting more waste, local residents have complained about the increase in truck traffic and dust stirring up from gravel roads.   

KMTV has more details:

After opening in 1990, the Sarpy County Landfill is no more. But the trash has to go somewhere and the Butler County Landfill near David City is taking it, which has nearby residents raising red flags.

One of the concerned neighbors to the growing landfill is Bill Veach, “you're ruining my livelihood,” he said.

Veach owns a cow-calf operation just a couple miles south of the Butler County Landfill where all the new trash is now being taken.

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