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By Dan Rudy 

Wrangell Monofill project delay continues


March 22, 2018

WRANGELL — The second phase of site reclamation work at the former Byford junkyard has been put on another hold, as the state’s environmental agency responds to a new project report prepared on behalf of Wrangell’s tribal government.

Wrangell Cooperative Association has taken an opposing stance to a monofill the Department of Environmental Conservation has been preparing to construct at a state rock pit, which will situate 18,500 cubic yards of treated soil removed from the Byford yard.

Privately run for decades as a repository of junked vehicles, batteries and other scrap, the 4-Mile...

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