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Board approves solid waste resolution

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County Board voted 3-2 to approve a resolution supporting bills by Sen. Matt Schmit and Rep. Tim Kelly that would allow the Bench Street landfill into the state’s closed landfill program. Board Chair Ron Allen and Commissioner Richard Samuelson voted against it.


The identical bills would require all municipal solid waste generated in the county be sent to a resource recovery facility also within county limits for at least 20 years.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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