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Webb Introduces Landfill Bill to Kentucky Senate

Article-Webb Introduces Landfill Bill to Kentucky Senate

Ashland State Sen. Robin Webb introduced a bill Tuesday to further regulate transportation of solid waste to Kentucky landfills.

Webb, D-Grayson, introduced similar legislation last year.

Big Run Landfill in Boyd County has caused controversy for odor problems and the way it imports garbage via rail from northeast U.S. states like New York and New Jersey.

The landfill’s corporate owners, EnviroSolutions Inc., recently decided to completely divest its rail assets and will stop all garbage intake via rail by the end of June.

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