Thursday, December 21, 2000

City, closed landfill agree to settlement

The Cincinnati Enquirer

        A settlement was reached Wednesday between Cincinnati and a landfill operation that was ordered shut down by City Council in October.

        Gray Road Fill Inc. has agreed to limit its hours of operation, apply for new permits and provide a buffer zone to residents living near its Winton Place site.

        Company officials have also agreed to drop a lawsuit against the city for shutting down operations after dozens of residents complained that the landfill was growing four times larger than permits allowed.

        Residents, who have been fighting the landfill for more than a decade, called Wednesday's compromise a victory, but said they were disappointed council waited so long to act.


Stressful week for college hopefuls
Travel outlook: Expect delays
Reds park contracts OK'd
Shelters seek help to help
Children's agencies criticized
PULFER: Mall satellite
Choose the year's top stories
Wehrung's lawyers want prosecutors punished
Burglary victim, 82, devastated by loss of jewelry, family heirlooms
Burst pipe damages Ky. library
Bush could help Boehner gain support
Christmas survives lawyer's challenge
- City, closed landfill agree to settlement
City manager generates debate
Coffee pot starts fire at Columbus school
Council members add spending to city budget
County budget defers Olympic vote
Hamilton man guilty of murder
Officials urge vigilance after three house fires
Piper sworn in as prosecutor of Butler County
School options include statewide property tax
Stolen gifts replaced - tenfold
Time takes toll on capsule
Two stores accused of obscenity
Voinovich may lead panel on clean air
Tristate A.M. Report