Rogers Road residents protest waste sites


November 18, 2009

Joe Woodruff, Sr. Writer – The Daily Tar Heel


The Orange County Board of Commissioners convened Tuesday before a full meeting hall. Audience members, many of them residents of the historic Rogers Road community, raised signs into the air, sheets of paper bearing a simple message.

They read: “No waste transfer station on Millhouse Road, 37 years of Orange County’s trash is enough!”

At the meeting, commissioners approved a county health department survey of Rogers Road well and septic systems, in partnership with the Rogers-Eubanks Neighborhood Association and Engineers Without Borders. (read the full story here)