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Rumpke neighbors challenge landfill’s odor control plan at Ohio EPA hearing

Residents group says company ignores bigger issue COLERAIN TWP — “The company and residents agree that odor has increased since a disruption began on the north end of the landfill in 2009. The company says there was a “reaction” 100 feet below the surface. It’s not a fire, Rumpke says, […]

Public hearing April 2 on Rumpke plan to increase deodorizer use to cover odors from fire
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Public hearing April 2 on Rumpke plan to increase deodorizer use to cover odors from fire

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP — The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled a public hearing at 6:30pm on April 2 to accept public comments on Rumpke’s request to increase by 300% the deodorizer it uses to mask odors from the landfill. Rich McVay, Rumpke neighbor and president of Property Owners Want Equal […]

Rumpke wants to increase odor control at landfill
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Rumpke wants to increase odor control at landfill

CINCINNATI — “Rumpke wants to change its deodorant, but it needs a permit to make the switch. Amanda Pratt, spokeswoman for the Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, says the new odor suppression spray requires that the company apply for a new permit because the spray will increase the amount of emissions into […]

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Rumpke gets $32M for plant

CINCINNATI — “Rumpke Consolidated Cos. Inc. will receive $32 million in government financing for a new recycling plant to replace one severely damaged by fire in April. The financing is the first such deal ever authorized for a recycling facility by the Ohio Air Quality Development Authority.  It approved issuance […]

P.O.W.E.R. calls on Colerain Township neighbors to stop dump expansion
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P.O.W.E.R. calls on Colerain Township neighbors to stop dump expansion

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP — The battle to halt the expansion of the Rumpke Landfill continues and we are seeking your help.   First an introduction, my name is Rich McVay and I have been a resident of Colerain Township for over 22 years.  To give you an idea of where I […]

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Ohio Supreme Court says no to Rumpke landfill expansion

  COLERAIN TWP — “Around two million tons of trash are brought into the Rumpke facility in Colerain Township every year. However, that could eventually change after Wednesday’s ruling made by the Ohio Supreme Court. The Supreme Court stated that Rumpke is not a public utility and will have to […]

Supreme Court of Ohio Rules Rumpke Sanitary Landfill not a public utility
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Supreme Court of Ohio Rules Rumpke Sanitary Landfill not a public utility

COLUMBUS — Today Ohio’s highest court ruled unanimously in favor of Colerain Township in their six-year-long battle with Rumpke Sanitary Landfill over a proposed 350 acre expansion. The ruling reverses a First District Court of appeals decision, which would have allowed Rumpke to claim exemption from local zoning authority as […]

Ohio Supreme Court publishes recording of oral arguments in Rumpke public utility case
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Ohio Supreme Court publishes recording of oral arguments in Rumpke public utility case

COLUMBUS — Counsel for Colerain Township and for the Rumpke Sanitary Landfill gave oral arguments February 7 on the subject of whether or not the landfill should be designated a public utility and thus exempt from local zoning authority. All seven justices posed questions during the 38 minute hearing, many of […]

Cincinnati Enquirer seeks feedback on new recycling carts
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Cincinnati Enquirer seeks feedback on new recycling carts

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Jane Prendergast is soliciting feedback from city residents about whether they recycle more, after having received larger recycling carts as part of the city’s improved curbside recycling program. It has been a year since most residents traded in their 18 gallon bins for 64 or 96 […]

Landfills may have to test groundwater for pollutants
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Landfills may have to test groundwater for pollutants

COLUMBUS — “Ohio’s debris landfills were unregulated for decades because the materials dumped in them — concrete, drywall and splintered lumber — were deemed harmless. But that’s changed for the 53 operating landfills, including five in central Ohio. Problems arose after several landfills started taking millions of tons of debris […]