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Florida Intends on Permitting New West Brevard Landfill

Florida environmental officials intend to permit a new landfill for Space Coast construction waste, yard trash and other waste. But conservationists say the planned landfill off U.S. 192, along Brevard County's western border, will fill more than 187 acres of wetlands.

"It is located right at the edge of the inundated floodplain of the St Johns River," said Charles Lee, director of advocacy for Audubon Florida. "This is a very bad site for a landfill."

The county seeks state and federal environmental permits for the new landfill, which would take construction and demolition debris.

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