Call to Action: Another New Solid Waste Landfill in Madison County?
For your information and action. Time sensitive information! Click for Public Notice from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
announcing that it
has received an application for another Madison County solid-waste landfill site off North County Line
Road, etc. Extract of attached PUBLIC NOTICE:The
applicant is applying for a Department of the Army Permit for the
discharge of dredged and/or fill material into waters, including
wetlands of the United States in Madison County, Mississippi. NCL
Waste, LLC, proposes to construct a solid waste landfill to satisfy the
disposal and sanitation needs of the Jackson metropolitan area and
surrounding region. The proposed project would provide a much needed
location for safe and environmentally regulated disposal of solid
waster.The NCL Landfill is located on a 165-acre tract of land
located in Madison County, Mississippi. NCL currently owns the proposed
land and would be operating the landfill. The NCL Landfill would be
used for the disposal of non-hazardous household, commercial, and
industrial solid wastes generated from the Jackson metropolitan area
and surrounding communities. The proposed capacity of the NCL Landfill
would be 14,200,000 cubic yards.Interested parties
must file a request for a "public hearing" prior to June 23, 2009, or
it will be assumed that no one has a problem with another sanitary
landfill in south Madison County.
Among other things,
this new landfill will result in huge increases of large truck traffic
on Madison County Roads including Hwy 463, County Line Road, Coker, Lake Cavalier, North
Livingston, Greens Crossing, Rouser Road, Old Agency, etc.
are 18 active solid waste landfills in the State of Mississippi. No
county has more than 1 except Madison County, which has two: Little
Dixie off North County Line Road, and the sanitary landfill just south
of Canton. If this permit is approved, then Madison County will have 3
solid waste landfills out of only 19 in the entire State of Mississippi! Click here to see a complete list of counties with existing active solid waste landfills.
The Madison County Solid Waste Plan and Zoning to accommodate the proposed landfill have been approved by the Madison County Board of Supervisors.
Please help spread the word and make sure all are aware of the PUBLIC NOTICE!!!Click here for BLOG and link to request a PUBLIC HEARING and provide your questions, comments and concerns to the Corps of Engineers and Department of Environmental QualityClick here to see Madison County Tax Map of area.
The proposed site is at the very top of the map.Click here to see a Google Map of the area
.FOX 40 News story, Dustin Barnes, 6.11.2009
Third county landfill awaits state permits
By STEVEN G. WATSON
If a permit is
granted for a proposed landfill on North County Line Road three of the
state's 19 municipal solid waste landfills will be located in Madison
The proposed 165-acre site is owned by Mike Bilberry
and is currently going through the permit process with the Mississippi
Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and the U.S. Corps of
It is unknown when or if the landfill will gain approval, but public hearings are expected as part of the process.
site is located in the extreme southwest part of the county, adjacent
to the Little Dixie Landfill, another municipal solid waste landfill. A
second functioning municipal landfill is located at 303 Soldier Colony
Road in Canton.
Municipal solid waste landfills are used for disposal of residential garbage and non-hazardous industrial solid waste.
is also one Class 1 rubbish landfill on North County Line Road, north
of the proposed site and another one proposed. Class 1 rubbish
landfills are used for disposal of construction and demolition debris
like wood, metal, brick, tree limbs, stumps, etc.
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