Landfill breaks ground
New facility to bring jobs to Washtucna
Last updated 4/25/2023 at 8:41am
WASHTUCNA – Near 50 people turned out Thursday, April 20, for a ground-breaking ceremony for a new landfill more than 30 years in the making.
Waste Management managers and employees joined local dignitaries and residents at the 550-acre site off Mullan Road.
Company Senior Manager of Business Development Ken Gimpel said the project has been on the drawing board since the late-1980s.
"This has been a long-time coming," he said at the beginning of the event that included a lunch catered by company employees.
Adams County Commissioners Jay Weise and Mike Garza were present for the event, as...