Monofill project heads present plan to populace
August 24, 2017
By Dan Rudy
Project leads for a contaminated site reclamation met with townspeople Monday evening to address concerns with a proposed monofill.
The monofill – a landfill meant for only one substance, in this case treated, lead-contaminated soil – would be the second phase of the Byford junkyard cleanup, an operation which was undertaken last year by Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Environmental Protection Agency and various contractors. In use as a private landfill and junkyard since the 1960s, the former Byford property has been an identified risk to p...