BP dumping hazardous oil debris in Florida landfills; Local governments get no compensation

Oil-soaked booms dumped in Jackson County, Pensacola News Journal, June 19, 2010:

Where do oil-soaked absorbent booms, pads, rags and protective gear used in oil cleanup in Escambia County go to be disposed of?

Some 15 truck loads of oil-related waste per day are being dumped at Springhill Landfill near Campbellton in Jackson County. Waste Management company owns the landfill and has the contract with BP to dispose of oil spill-related solid waste, said Waste Management spokeswoman Amy Boyson. ...


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