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SWA pursuing violators, turning around materials more promptly

May 5, 2013

Photo by Amy Cherry Members of the Elk County Solid Waste Authority discuss the resurgence of illegal dumping and the large amount of tires being collected in the county.

Solid Waste Authority (SWA) enforcement officer Dave Stubber reported on two active investigations during the latest SWA meeting. The first is in regard to illegal dumping along Old State Road in Ridgway Township. The second entails illegal burning of municipal waste, specifically furniture by Benezette Township officials following their annual cleanup day.

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