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Two Oregon Landfills Fined by State Environmental Agency

April 29, 2022

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Two landfills have been cited by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality for violations.

The first, located in Grants Pass, was operating without a permit. The DEQ cited operators David James and Nancy Scott $24,000 for accepted wood waste, yard debris and other solid waste.

Riverbend Landfill in McMinnville failed to collect and control leachate, receiving $17,400 in penalties. This is not the first time the cite has received a violation.

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