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Proposed $56M Landfill Expansion in Manor Township, Pa. Praised, Attacked

Proposed $56M Landfill Expansion in Manor Township, Pa. Praised, Attacked

A foresighted, unobtrusive “green mound” that is imperative for Lancaster County’s future waste needs and continued economic prosperity?

A permanent blight looming over the beautiful Susquehanna River that will send more heavy trucks down back roads, invite more out-of-county waste and maybe some day tumble into the river?

The planned vertical expansion of the county Frey Farm Landfill in Manor Township prompted both of those viewpoints at a public hearing Tuesday evening.

Twenty-seven people spoke at the hearing held by the state Department of Environmental Protection on the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority’s $56 million plans to use reinforced earthen terraces to raise the height of the landfill another 50 feet and expand the capacity of the landfill by 18-20 years.

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