Posts Tagged ‘landfills’

EPA names Golden Triangle landfill as Project of the Year

STARKVILLE — A Mississippi regional landfill participating in the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA’s) Generation Partners renewable power program has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as one of the nation’s top renewable generation projects. The Golden Triangle Regional Solid Waste Management Authority is the recipient of a 2011 Project of the Year Award […] [...]

MDEQ wants waste disposal plan from county; officials unhappy

by Associated Press Published: February 8,2012

Tags: county government, environment, landfills, pollution, state government, waste disposal, waster

PEARL RIVER COUNTY — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has asked Pearl River County for a comprehensive waste disposal plan. The Picayune Item reports county officials are unhappy about spending the money but can do nothing about it. Such plans are required by state law every 10 years. County Administrator Adrain Lumpkin Jr. told […] [...]

IP cleared to build landfill by supervisors

by Associated Press Published: October 26,2011

Tags: county government, forest, forestry, landfills, manufacturing, paper, solid waste, timber, trees, waste, wood

REDWOOD — International Paper can build an 18-acre landfill on its property on Mississippi Highway 3 in Redwood after Warren County officials amended local solid waste rules. The decision by county supervisors came this week after the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality said there was no provision in the county’s solid waste plan for a […] [...]

Oil spill debris creates more environmental concerns

by Associated Press Published: August 25,2010

Tags: disaster, disaster recovery, energy, environment, landfills, offshore drilling, oil and gas, oil spill

GULF OF MEXICO — The cleanup of history’s worst peacetime oil spill is generating thousands of tons of oil-soaked debris that is ending up in local landfills, some of which were already dealing with environmental concerns. The soft, absorbent boom that has played the biggest role in containing the spill alone would measure more than […] [...]

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