Mid-Florida Materials Facing $1,000 Per Day in Fines for Offensive Landfill OdorsMid-Florida Materials Facing $1,000 Per Day in Fines for Offensive Landfill Odors
February 7, 2023
Mid Florida Materials in Mount Dora, Fla. is now facing $1,000 per day in fines after the state's Department of Environmental Protection discovered offsite odors at its facility.
DEP investigators said offsite odors were emanating from both the landfill and the wastewater treatment plant. The smells are affecting nearby residents who are sick of complaining.
The agency sent a notice to the operators, saying that “the Department is assessing a stipulated penalty of $1000 (per day)…for failure to comply with the requirements (of the previous consent order)."