News and Updates

1/14/03 - State Fumes Over Toronto Trash Trucks - About 130 trucks, loaded with Toronto trash, each day rumble down a 90-mile stretch of Interstate 94 from Port Huron to southern Wayne County.

12/27/02 - Toronto Celebrates Dumping in Michigan - Residents in Vaughn, Ontario celebrate the closing of their landfill, meaning all Toronto's garbage is now coming to Michigan.

11/15/01 - New Contract Means More Canadian Garbage - The Toronto Works Committee agreed to continue trucking garbage to Michigan under a new expansion of the contract - meaning 1.25 million tons/year!

10/21/00 - Toronto Trash Bound for Michigan - Deal for sending trash to Northern Ontario falls through, meaning Toronto's trash headed for two landfill sites in Southeast Michigan.

3/19/99 - New Waste Import Bills Introduced in the U.S. House and Senate - House bill with 61 cosponsors (HR 1190) and similar Senate bill are introduced by Pennsylvania legislators.

3/11/99 - Ridge Seeks Limit On Trash Imports - Pennsylvania Gov. James Ridge is working hard to broker a compromise between importing and exporting states. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

3/3/99 - States Fight Over Trash Moves To Congress - New legislation introduced and hearings scheduled! (Washington Post)

2/28/99 - A Surprising Victory in the War on Trash/The People Spoke; The Politicians Listened - on passage of solid waste control laws in Virginia designed to stop NYC trash. (Richmond Times Dispatch)

2/28/99 - Trash Talk Moving to Congress, But Bliley Is Not Giving the Issue High Priority - turning the heat up on federal legislation! (Richmond Times Dispatch)

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