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Colerain Twp. Settles Landfill Suit with Rumpke

After nine years of lawsuits and appeals, Colerain Township and Rumpke have settled their differences.

A settlement approved Dec. 17 clears the way for the landfill to expand and will bring an estimated $98 million to the township over the expected 50-year life of the landfill.

The agreement comes more than a month after a court ruling that allowed the Rumpke Sanitary Landfill to double in size. The township and Rumpke filed appeals, and settlement talks got underway soon after.

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