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Council reacts to Moorcroft landfill closure

As yet, the City of Sundance is not yet aware of any knock-on financial effects that may be caused by the closure of the last remaining landfill in Crook County.

“As of July 1, the landfill closed over in Moorcroft,” Clerk Treasurer Kathy Lenz told the council last week.

At that time, the landfill ceased to accept household garbage from both individuals and contractors, and now only accepts yard waste, construction and demolition waste and dead animals.

The town had been exploring various options to keep the landfill open but was ultimately unable to do so.

“It’s unfortunate we’re in this situ...