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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 […]

Colerain Township argues Rumpke’s public utility status
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Colerain Township argues Rumpke’s public utility status

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP — In a brief filed yesterday in the Supreme Court of Ohio, Colerain Township laid out its latest arguments against the claim made by owners of the Rumpke Sanitary Landfill that it is a public utility. Rumpke’s claim rests on three arguments: 1) the essential nature of solid waste […]

Recycling in bars, restaurants makes big impact in first year
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Recycling in bars, restaurants makes big impact in first year

CINCINNATI — “Tom+Chee co-owner Corey Ward was baffled last year when a Rumpke representative told him they couldn’t supply recycling services to his grilled cheese and tomato soup shop on East Court Street. ‘Every beverage we serve comes in plastic or glass,’ Ward said. ‘We had customers asking if we […]

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine – “Rumpke [landfill] should not be considered a public utility”
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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine – “Rumpke [landfill] should not be considered a public utility”

COLUMBUS — “Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed a friend-of-the-court brief recently on behalf of Colerain Township, in their final appeal of the decision to declare the Rumpke Sanitary Landfill a public utility and allow its expansion. The brief was filed with the Ohio Supreme Court on October 11 and […]

Rumpke landfill odor complaints on the rise
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Rumpke landfill odor complaints on the rise

COLERAIN TWP —”The Metropolitan Sewer District has told operators of the Rumpke Sanitary Landfill to stop pumping leachate from one area of the landfill into the sewer system. The landfill is experiencing an underground reaction of some kind that is affecting the northern portion of the landfill. Since increased temperatures […]

Ohio Supreme Court will hear Rumpke utility appeal
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Ohio Supreme Court will hear Rumpke utility appeal

COLUMBUS — “Reversing a December decision, the Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to hear Colerain Township’s appeal of a decision that the Rumpke Landfill is a public utility. The court announced today that it has accepted a discretionary appeal to hear the case filed by Colerain Township… Trustee Joseph Wolterman […]

Rumpke forges ahead with landfill plans
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Rumpke forges ahead with landfill plans

Company earlier promised no more growth COLERAIN TWP — “…But a group of Colerain Township citizens, along with Colerain Township trustees and Ohio Citizen Action, have been working to block the plans. ‘We oppose the expansion because it is a nuisance to the community, causes environmental and health issues and […]

Hamilton County computer and TV recycling drop-off OPEN Saturday
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Hamilton County computer and TV recycling drop-off OPEN Saturday

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Council Committee to discuss yard waste again Monday

CINCINNATI — “Cincinnati Council’s Budget and Finance Committee is holding a special meeting Monday morning to discuss options for dealing with yard waste. The group was supposed to talk about the issue at this week’s session. But an 18-page report on the topic from city administrators didn’t arrive until the […]