Old, eroding landfill can’t just keep sitting there

Posted by Trish Riley, December 1, 2011

THE ENVIRONMENTAL mistakes that led to the condition of Mobile’s Hickory Street Landfill are not entirely the fault of current city, state or federal officials. But they are all responsible for doing something about it, and soon.

Fencing off the abandoned landfill and covering it up with a lot of dirt aren’t nearly good enough measures to protect the public and the surrounding environment.

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