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MIDDLETOWN — “AK Steel Corp. will finally begin remediation of Dicks Creek, including removal of floodplain soil and sediment… Soil with contamination levels over 50 parts per million will go to a landfill approved for hazardous waste. Lower level contaminated soil will go to Rumpke’s landfill in Colerain Twp., according […]
CINCINNATI — On Monday the Cincinnati City Council Finance Committee voted to issue $3.8 million in bonds to finance the purchase of new, larger recycling carts. The 96 gallon “roll off” carts were approved in the 2010 city budget after 83 people sent emails to city council and 60 people […]
The site of the Rumpke Sanitary Landfill in Colerain Township has gone from a gentle, rural valley to Hamilton county’s highest point in just 65 years. Known to its neighbors as “Mount Rumpke”, the site measures 509 acres and 1,064 feet above sea level and is the largest and tallest […]
COLERAIN TOWNSHIP — According to an analysis of data from state environmental agencies, Waste & Recycling News ranked the Rumpke Sanitary Landfill in Colerain Township near Cincinnati 6th largest in the nation. The rankings were based on tonnage of waste accepted in the year 2008. The difference between Rumpke and […]
New system saves landfill space, earns cash CINCINNATI — “They say it’s bigger, louder, cleaner and more tech-savvy – a $6 million recycling system that’s recovering nearly twice the amount of plastic, aluminum, paper, cardboard and glass than just one year ago. Rumpke Consolidated Cos. says its new system will […]
COLERAIN TWP — “Rumpke Sanitary Landfill operators have agreed to pay a $98,000 civil penalty for air pollution violations resulting from elevated temperatures in landfill gas extraction wells in Colerain Township. Heather Lauer, a spokeswoman for the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, said the settlement also requires Rumpke officials to implement […]