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Landfill closure funds approved

Moorcroft has been awarded funding for the closure of the municipal landfill on Wind Creek Road east of town. The SLIB grant is 85% and Mayor Ben Glenn is happy with the amount.

"It's a good deal for the town," he says.

This 85% was an increase from the initial 50/50 discussed specifically due to the reserve the town has maintained over the years that was available to match. With this funding, the town will be reimbursed for the work already done and will be moving forward with the official closure of the municipal landfill.

According to Heath Turbiville, Moorcroft's engineer, the next step is...