Gainesville Residents Fight Construction Landfill ExpansionGainesville Residents Fight Construction Landfill Expansion
February 10, 2023
Residents in the eastern area of Gainesville, Fla. are voicing their opposition for a permit to expand a nearby landfill.
As the city experiences rapid expansion, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection intends to give Florence Recycling and Disposal a permit to "nearly double in height."
This isn't the first time a battle has brewed between residents of the landfill operators about possible expansions.