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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.
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...
State officials have reached an agreement with an eastern Kentucky disposal company that illegally dumped low-level radioactive fracking waste.
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.
Estill Co. citizens have formed a non-profit group focusing on the dumping of radioactive waste at Advanced Disposal Inc.’s Blue Ridge Landfill.
The state sent a notice of violation to the operators of a landfill in Estill County for reportedly accepting low-level radioactive waste.
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.
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?