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Michigan City Solid Waste District Investigating Illegal Dumping

Surveillance at the La Porte County Solid Waste District's public recycling dumpster in Michigan City has resulted in an investigation into illegal dumping of medical waste.

District staff called Michigan City police Tuesday night after surveillance uncovered illegal dumping of more than two dozen boxes of medical waste outside the recycling bin, located in the west parking lot of Marquette Mall. The patient's identity has been discovered, and investigation is ongoing with Michigan City police, La Porte County HAZMAT and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. IDEM plans to charge the violator for cleanup of the waste.

Continue reading at The Michigan City News-Dispatch

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