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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,

I have been providing a septic tank pumping service, dba Geis Honeywagon, for the rural residents of Crook County for nearly 28 years.

In September it was brought to my attention that due to the DEQ regulations adopted by our County Commissioners and the Land Use Planning Office back in 2018, it is no longer lawful to land apply sewage to property without following the strict permitting process laid out by the Department of Environmental Quality.

Since the majority of residents in the county do not have enough acreage to legally land apply their sewage on their own property, the o...

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