Fact Check: Kansas City Landfill Faux Urgency Betrays Neighbors

This recent report is critical to local discussions but it needs context . . .

Last year more than a few Kansas City politicos demanded a new landfill to stink up nearby suburbs. 

Again, here's more info which refutes that sentiment . . .

The landfill study was commissioned by the Mid-America Regional Council and done by Burns and McDonnell.

It clarifies the issue of landfills isn't just a south Kansas City problem. All of the metro's trash gets dumped into the same handful of places.

The study shows that worst case, existing landfills won't fill up for another 19 years. The best case puts that estimate at nearly 40 years.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .

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