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Dickinson landfill’s life expectancy shortened by growth

January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

More people in an area means more trash. More trash means worn-out equipment and a landfill that will hit capacity sooner than expected.
With the blessing of the Dickinson City Commission, the Dickinson Solid Waste Department will begin to look at e…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rapid City about to unveil landfill expansion

December 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The Rapid City landfill is about to unveil a $4.4 million citizens’ campus that officials say will make it safer and faster for residents to use.

Landfill superintendent Karl Merbach tells the Rapid City Journal that the new …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Rapid City about to unveil landfill expansion

December 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The Rapid City landfill is about to unveil a $4.4 million citizens’ campus that officials say will make it safer and faster for residents to use.

Landfill superintendent Karl Merbach tells the Rapid City Journal that the new …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

McLean County Commission rejects oil industry landfill

July 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHBURN — McLean County commissioners on Tuesday rejected a plan to accept oil industry waste into a landfill previously used for coal ash. Continue Reading

Proposed oil field waste landfill draws criticism

June 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHBURN A proposed oil field waste landfill northwest of Underwood is being criticized by some area residents who fear radioactive contamination and increased highway traffic. Continue Reading

Proposed oil field waste landfill draws criticism

June 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHBURN A proposed oil field waste landfill northwest of Underwood is being criticized by some area residents who fear radioactive contamination and increased highway traffic. Continue Reading

Company seeks landfill site in Dunn County for drill cuttings

June 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MANNING A company is in the infancy stages of seeking a location for a landfill site for drill cuttings the material removed from a borehole while drilling oil wells. Continue Reading

Officials say Fargo landfill has 11 years left

April 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Officials in Fargo estimate that the city’s landfill has only 11 years left. Continue Reading

Only a decade remains until Fargo landfill is full; future of trash may be very different

April 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO From atop one of the massive six-story garbage piles at Fargo’s landfill, dozens of scavenging birds can be seen circling the scraps and the distinct smell of natural gas fills the nostrils. Continue Reading

Soaking up the Eco-Sponge

January 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Mark Mathis thinks his company has a system that could revolutionize how oil field wastes are dealt with in the Bakken and potentially render special waste landfills obsolete. Continue Reading