The Carrboro Citizen – Letter to the Editor

We the members of a shared ministry of two churches in Chapel Hill write to express our mutual deep concern about the reported plan to place a new waste transfer station at a ten-acre county owned site on Millhouse Road, very close to the current landfill. We are concerned that the proposed site will continue to unfairly burden the same portion of our Orange County community long affected by the landfill now slated to be closed in a few years.

We are concerned that the traffic of trucks to the transfer station site will adversely affect the residents of the neighborhood.

We are concerned that this site may not have been through the kind of comprehensive EPA-recommended evaluation or screening that was accorded other candidate sites.

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