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Lawyer: Tangipahoa Parish Landfill Tire Issue May Be Resolved By the End of the Year

A final settlement with the state Department of Environmental Quality over the alleged improper storage of shredded tires at the Tangipahoa Parish landfill may be resolved by the end of the year.

Following an executive session Monday of the Parish Council, Beau Brock, a Baton Rouge attorney hired by the council in July to seek a resolution of the matter with DEQ, said in an interview, “We are on the one-yard line, and I am confident that we can resolve this matter before the year ends.”

Brock said he will meet once again with DEQ officials “as soon as possible” to work out final details of a proposed settlement. The attorney said he could not discuss any details about a potential agreement with DEQ, but he is confident that the matter will be resolved.

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