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Ecology features landfill on website


October 9, 2019

Washington Department of Ecology

BIG DEAL: The Washington Department of Ecology just put up a big story on the Roosevelt landfill.

Joye Redfield-Wilder

Central Regional Communications Manager

Washington Department of Ecology

In the case of the Roosevelt Landfill in Klickitat County, it isn't that familiarity breeds contempt around here; it's more like oh-yeah-that-thing. But for others in Washington State, the landfill isn't very well known. Last week the State Department of Ecology did a big story on the facility that has generated a lot of hits and interest. Here it is:

Along the eastern border of Klickitat County in arid southcentral Washington, there resides the Roosevelt Regional Landfill, one of the largest landfills in the United States.

In volume, Roosevelt dwarfs the landfill on the Hanford Reservation near...

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