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Michigan To Stop Issuing Bonds For Landfills

Lansing, Mich. β€” The Michigan Strategic Fund has concluded that landfills do not create enough jobs to receive taxpayer subsidies, according to a report in The Detroit News. β€œIn a reversal of a policy that baffled ecologists, the [agency] decided Thursday that waste companies can no longer tap state-issued, tax-free bonds to expand landfills,” the paper reports.

For more information, visit http://www.detnews.com/2005/metro/0504/08/D01-143912.htm.