State Sues Northwest Iowa Solid Waste Agency Landfill Near Sheldon
Date posted - September 26, 2013
Garbage haulers haul waste from residents of Sioux, O’Brien, Osceola, Clay and Lyon Counties to the landfill. The lawsuit alleges landfill managers did not install proper liners or a collection system to ensure hazardous liquids and other materials from about 300,000 tons of garbage didn’t leach into the soil. Prosecutors point to a 2007 state law that requires the liners and “leachate” collection system for landfills.
The lawsuit also alleges two cells for garbage went under construction before the landfill got the required state permits.
Landfill managers referred questions to Des Moines lawyer James Brick, who was not available late Thursday afternoon for comment.
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