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People in Estill County want radioactive waste removed from landfill

Some people in Estill County are asking the state to rethink a plan that would leave more than a thousand tons of illegally dumped radioactive waste in an Estill County landfill.
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State Finalizes $95K Fine for Radioactive Dump at Landfill

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – State officials have finalized an agreement with an eastern Kentucky disposal company that illegally dumped low-level radioactive fracking waste. The state...
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State proposes $95,000 fine for radioactive dump at landfill

State officials have reached an agreement with an eastern Kentucky disposal company that illegally dumped low-level radioactive fracking waste.

UPDATE: CHFS seeking civil penalties for radioactive waste dumping

Kentucky’s Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS,) has announced it is seeking what it calls “significant” civil penalties in connection to the disposal of radioactive waste at landfills in Estill and Greenup counties.

Newly-formed Estill Co. non-profit to rally against dumping of radioactive waste

Estill Co. citizens have formed a non-profit group focusing on the dumping of radioactive waste at Advanced Disposal Inc.’s Blue Ridge Landfill.

State sends notice of violations to landfill in Estill County

The state sent a notice of violation to the operators of a landfill in Estill County for reportedly accepting low-level radioactive waste.
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Strong words, emotions at forum on illegal waste dumped in Estill County

Dozens turned out Tuesday evening at Estill County High School for a public meeting about low-level radioactive waste that officials say was illegally dumped in a landfill across from the school.
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Why didn’t state notify Estill County of illegal radioactive dump right away?

Why did the state wait more than two weeks to tell Estill County officials that radioactive waste had been illegally dumped in a landfill across from two schools?

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