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Grafton Won't Reopen Inert Landfill Created After 1997 Flood

The city of Grafton, N.D., will not reopen an inert landfill it created after the Flood of 1997.

A December inspection by the North Dakota Department of Health cited site suitability and operational issues.

"Grafton's Inert Waste Landfill is disposing waste into a wetland," Diana Trussell, environmental engineer with the state department's waste management division, wrote in a December letter to the city. "It appears waste has been pushed into standing water in the wetland for a number of years."

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