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Kentucky Residents Express Frustration with New Transfer Station

A firm is building a new transfer station to service that contract. But residents are objecting.

People living in the Littleville neighborhood in Paducah, Ky., are unhappy about the construction of a new transfer station.

The city used to have a contract for waste through Republic Services. That contract expired and Paducah awarded a new contract with Freedom Waste Service. Now, the firm is building a new transfer station to service that contract. But residents are objecting.

WPSDLocal6.com has more:

When Richard Cartwright moved to this property, it was exactly what he wanted.

"It was isolated, and I liked it," Cartwright said.

That isolation is no more. He's got a new view after a rock yard was built behind his home, and construction continues on the new waste transfer station.

"I feel absolutely helpless, and there's nothing nobody can do about it. My property has diminished. I probably can't even sell it," Cartwright said.

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