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Landfill debate recycled


January 10, 2020

Cloquet city councilors had to reconsider a decision they made during their final meeting of 2019 on Tuesday night, but the result was the same.

Again the council denied a request from SKB Environmental Landfill to alter its Conditional Use Permit (CUP) and expand its hours of operation to allow for drop-off and dumping of SRFI waste (paper residue left over from junk mail) 24 hours a day.

The vote was 4-3, with councilors Bun Carlson, Sheila Lamb, Kerry Kolodge and Laura Wilkinson voting to deny for a second meeting in a row. This time, however, each one explained the reasons for his or h...

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