The company that owns the Moretown
landfill says it has installed a plastic cap and taken other steps to reduce
Advanced Disposal says they put in a
2-acre plastic sheet over part of the landfill and installed a new piping
system, which the company says will reduce odors that neighbors have been
These measures are part of the
landfill operator's new plan they presented to a very skeptical audience two
weeks ago in Moretown.
State regulators will decide in early
March whether or not to shut the landfill down.
Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:08:37 GMT
Flood warnings are in effect around our region as heavy rains begin to move through. There is already localized flooding at some of the typical problem spots, like the wrong-way bridge on Route 15 inMore >>
Parts of our region are already flooding and others are bracing as heavy rains move through. Not only is rain falling fast, but warm temperatures Monday melted snow, adding to high waters.More >>
Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:06:00 GMT
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Vermont emergency workers have rescued a man stranded in the middle of a treacherous section of river in downtown Springfield. More >>