Florida county to add height to landfill cell

Officials from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection have allowed Hernando County to increase its landfill cell by 40 feet, which will save the county $724,000. According to an article in Hernando Today, the county is required by state law to use the money it will save for programs such as waste disposal and recycling. The landfill’s additional height will give the county an extra three years before having to construct another collection site within the landfill.