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By Dan Rudy 

Monofill project delay continues with new report


March 22, 2018

The second phase of site reclamation work at the former Byford junkyard has been put on another hold, as the state’s environmental agency responds to a new project report prepared on behalf of Wrangell’s tribal government.

Wrangell Cooperative Association has taken an opposing stance to a monofill the Department of Environmental Conservation has been preparing to construct at a state rock pit, which will situate 18,500 cubic yards of treated soil removed from the Byford yard.

Privately run for decades as a repository of junked vehicles, batteries and other scrap, the 4-Mile property has...

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