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Pennsylvania:

WASTE DISPOSAL




Concern continues about New York trash imports
August 16, 2001, Letter to the Editor, Lancaster New Era, by Timothy Martin

Why doen't NYC bury its trash in NY woods?
August 8, 2001, Letter to the Editor, Lancaster New Era, by Art Force

Big Apple trash, big-time fears NYC garbage landing in nearby counties, but contrary to rumors, waste and trains not coming here
August 3, 2001, Lancaster New Era, by Ad Crable
What's being dumped - and where...from New York to Pennsylvania -- part 1 - - part 2 - - part 3


Creighton: Raise landfill fees in PA to reduce out-of-state trash
Lancaster New Era, March 6, 2001

...Sewage Sludge Issues in Pennsylvania
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...Don't burden Pennsylvania with New York City trash
..........Editorial, Lancaster New Era, May 18, 1999


...Upstate New York may take NYC's trash
..........Lancaster New Era, April 8, 1999


... NYC Plan for Tracking Trash Could Hurt Neighborhoods
..........EDF Letter vol.XXX no.2 April, 1999


...Recycling hits 31% in county, tops state goal
..........Local program is among those lauded by gov. for participation
..........Tim Buckwalter, Lancaster New Era, October 10, 1997


...Landfill's $ 8 million fine blamed on ex-owners
..........Company agrees to settle illegal campaign contribution
..........Lancaster New Era, October 9, 1997



Excuse us ... New wells, vents to provide welcome relief for
this gas-packed landfill at Washington Boro
Ad Crable, Lancaster New Ear, October 8, 1997:
... part 1 (incl.map)


... part 2 (incl. photograph of monitoring methane-gas levels)


...Farmers to cut manure runoff as
..........state law goes into effect Wed.

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...(cont) Farm controls

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...[Photograph of PA farm]

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...Pennsylvania Nutrient Management Act
..........Ad Crable
..........Lancaster New Era, September 29, 1997


...State will meet with compost plant critics
..........Lancaster New Era, September 4, 1997



...EPA engineer: PA becoming 'pay toilet'
..........Lancaster New Era, July 10, 1997

...Proposed agreement may close Lanchester Landfill in 9 years
..........Intelligencer Journal, July 8, 1997

...Local plant to process 14% of all NYC sludge
..........Ad Crable, Lancaster New Era, May 28, 1997

...Sludge forum slated for Friday at Farm & Home Center
..........Lancaster New Era, May 28, 1997

* ...Trash, food in the same truck
..........Local legislator urges revision of state law.
..........Tim Buckwalter, Lancaster New Era, May 14, 1997


* ...The 500,000-tire mess
..........Officials spin wheels on how to clean up local dump
..........Tim Buckwalter, Lancaster New Era, April 30, 1997


...City cleaner now thanks to 600 volunteers
..........Sara Barton, Lancaster New Era, April 26, 1997

...Local sewage leak capped
..........Ruptured line sends 2 million gallons into Little Conestoga
..........Ad Crable, Lancaster New Era, March 11, 1997

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..........No environmental damage reported from sewage spill
..........Lancaster New Era, March 14, 1997

*...Pequea to mail letter stating sludge concerns
..........Neighbors Southern Lancaster County, March 5, 1997


*...Stockpile of clay may cost waste unit
..........Money-saving plan yields to technology
..........Ad Crable, Lancaster New Era, February 15, 1997

*...Quarryville farmer plans sludge spread
..........Jed Reinert, Neighbor Southern Lancaster County,
..........February 12, 1997

*...Trash bonanza at Waste Authority:
..........Out-of-county collections trigger surplus;
..........no rate hikes 'in foreseeable future'
..........Lancaster New Era, January 18, 1997

*...LASA buys farmland as buffer for growth
..........Ad Crable, Lancaster New Era, January 9, 1997

*...LASA buys farmland as buffer for growth, cont
..........Ad Crable, Lancaster New Era, January 9, 1997


*... State, US officials should reduce out-of-state trash
..........Lancaster New Era, November 12, 1996


*...Out-of-State Trash Pours into Pennsylvania
..........Lancaster New Era, November 11, 1996


*...Trash Comes In As PA Residents Recycle
..........Lancaster New Era, November 11, 1996


*...Growth of Out-of-State Waste to
..........Area Landfills and Incinerators
..........Lancaster New Era, November 11, 1996


*...Your Trash Fees are unlikely to Rise Next Year
..........Lancaster New Era, October 9, 1996


*... Out-of-town trash now a major moneymaker for waste authority
..........Lancaster New Era, July 13, 1996


*... Solid waste chief leaving post...

*...to pursue golf career
..........Lancaster New Era, June 19, 1996




*...Important Dioxin Dates
........../Lancaster, PA garbage incinerator
..........Pawel Gluszynski, August 5, 1995:
..........from an internal Greenpeace anti-incineration mailing list

*...County Waste Authority OK's Recycling Program
..........Lancaster New Era, September 16, 1987


"Staten Island Has Had Its Fill of Nation's Largest Landfill."
The Christian Science Monitor, April 26, 1996:

..."Battle raging over out-of-state trash."
..........Pennsylvania becoming dumping ground, foes say:
..........The Christian Science Monitor, May 6, 1996 - [27 KB]



* REMEMBER HAITI 1988? :

.........."Khian Sea" unloads tons of Philadelphia garbage
..........on Gonaives pier
..........Lancaster New Era, February 9, 1988 - [105 KB]



first version: November 3, 1996; last update: November 10, 1997;
reorganized: January 8, 1999; latest updates : April 16, 1999; January 25, March 6, August 3, September 10, 2001 ...BLO
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