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Catching trash at the Moorcroft landfill


February 4, 2021

Powder River Energy recently donated several poles to Moorcroft that will be used at the landfill to hold the ten- or 12-foot high netting intended to mitigate the flying debris currently contaminating the surrounding ranchland. The existing fence cannot contain the airborne garbage and this is one of the answers, along with crews hired to pick up a radius around the landfill periodically.

When the DEQ inspected Moorcroft’s solid waste facility last year, their reaction to the condition of the site was “scathing” both verbally and in the subsequent written reprimand, according to Mayo...

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