News Release 040

Department issues construction permit to expand a sanitary landfill in Stoddard County

Volume 38-040 (For Immediate Release)
Contact: Larry Archer
573-751-3807

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, FEB. 3, 2010 -- The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has issued a construction permit to Lemons Landfill, LLC to construct the Lemons Horizontal Expansion in Stoddard County.

Lemons will use the new horizontal expansion to dispose of non-hazardous waste. This facility is a sanitary landfill located approximately one mile north of US Highway 60 in Dexter. The general legal description is as follows: Section 2 & 11, Township 25 North, Range 10 East on the North of the Dexter, Missouri Quadrangle Map in Stoddard County, near Dexter.

The department reviews all applications submitted by cities, counties and private owners to ensure solid waste disposal areas are properly designed and constructed. Other technical factors that protect Missouri's environment are also examined.

Questions and comments regarding the sanitary landfill or the department's role in regulating solid waste sanitary landfills may be sent to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Solid Waste Management Program, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0176 or by phone call to Darrell Hartley, P.E., at 800-361-4827 or 573-751-5401.

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