Landfill on hold pending hearing

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Posted: Jun 11, 2014 10:49 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: landfill, court, hearing, baton rouge

BATON ROUGE- A new landfill, planned for the northern area of the parish, is delayed until a court hearing.

City leaders and people who live near the planned facility don't believe a second landfill is needed in East Baton Rouge. Groups have publicly opposed the plans but the developers were awarded a permit anyway.

DEQ granted a landfill permit to Louisiana Land Acquisitions after two previous unsuccessful attempts.

A hearing is scheduled for July 21.
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