Michigan To Stop Issuing Bonds For Landfills

Stephen Ursery, Editor, Waste Age Magazine

April 8, 2005

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Michigan To Stop Issuing Bonds For Landfills

Lansing, Mich. — 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. “In 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.

About the Author(s)

Stephen Ursery

Editor, Waste Age Magazine, Waste360

Stephen Ursery is the editor of Waste Age magazine. During his time as editor, Waste Age has won more than 20 national and regional awards. He has worked for Penton Media since August 1999. Before joining Waste Age as the magazine's managing editor, he was an associate editor for American City & County and for National Real Estate Investor.

Prior to joining Penton, Stephen worked as a reporter for The Marietta Daily Journal and The Fulton County Daily Report, both of which are located in metro Atlanta.

Stephen earned a BA in History from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn.

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