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Michigan legislators propose new garbage disposal fee

January 26, 2006

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Michigan legislators propose new garbage disposal fee

Michigan legislators are proposing a new refuse disposal fee on haulers to discourage the influx of trash from out-of-state landfills. According to an article in the Detroit Free Press, the $7.50-per-ton fee, which supporters say would raise $170 million per year, would fund local recycling programs. If approved by both the House and Senate, the fee would be placed before voters in November.

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