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Officials discuss opening landfill question to vote

The idea of bringing the whole county together in a single solution for solid waste disposal has been raised several times since the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) began its push to close unlined landfills, but has always failed to gain traction.

With enough time under people’s belts to have seen the repercussions of no longer having a landfill in the county, Sundance Mayor Paul Brooks and Commissioner Fred Devish are hoping that, this time, it might be possible to get the question in front of voters.

Brooks raised the question with Devish at last week’s council meeting, exp...

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