3 finalists for station in Bingham Township
CHAPEL HILL – It now appears only one neighborhood has to stay on guard against getting the county’s solid-waste transfer station in their backyard.The Orange County commissioners narrowed the choice of transfer-station sites last week to three, all within a mile of each other along N.C. 54 west of Orange Grove Road. The board will hold a public comment session some time in November, and county consultant Olver Inc. will produce a detailed comparison of the three sites.  

The board chose those three because they ranked highest on technical feasibility and community-based criteria such as environmental justice and number of residents impacted.About 150 people attended Tuesday’s meeting, many from Hillsborough, where the Town Board had already opposed any of three potential transfer-station sites there.

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