Regional landfill to break ground
Site is located 3 miles east of Washtucna
Last updated 3/7/2023 at 8:35am
WASHTUCNA -A regional landfill in the works for more than three decades is about to break ground.
Waste Management announced last Friday, March 3, that it hopes to break ground on a 550-acre landfill later this month; a time and day have yet to be announced.
Company Senior Manager of Business Development Ken Gimpel said the project has been on the drawing board since the late-1980s.
"It has been sitting dormant until about the last year-and-a-half or so, until we decided it's time to develop," he said.
The 550 acres is situated on a 3,200-acre parcel between Mullan and Gray roads, north o...