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Grafton Won't Reopen Inert Landfill Created After 1997 Flood

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."

Continue reading at the Grand Forks Herald

 

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