Manufacturers Group Opposes Pickens County Coal Ash LandfillManufacturers Group Opposes Pickens County Coal Ash Landfill
January 5, 2016
A manufacturers group in Pickens County is opposing a proposed coal ash landfill near Liberty, citing environmental and economic concerns.
Pickens County Council is scheduled to consider a resolution on the proposed landfill at its 6:30 p.m. meeting today.
Manufacturers Caring for Pickens County, a nonprofit organization that works to improve education, awareness of social responsibility and economic development in the county, issued a statement in advance of the meeting outlining its reasons for opposing the plans of MRR Pickens LLC to landfill thousands of tons of coal ash.