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DeSoto County finds money in the trash

HERNANDO — DeSoto County has pulled some good numbers from the trash. Officials have reported 86.1 tons of rubbish collected from last week’s annual cleanup — a six-ton increase over the previous year — and a $190,000 refund to the county from disposal vendor Allied Waste Industries to correct a six-year billing error. “It shows the people care about their ...

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MDEQ wants waste disposal plan from county; officials unhappy

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 supervisors other counties throughout the ...

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