From Our Files (April 20, 2022)
April 20, 2022
April 20, 1972
Members of the Chamber of Commerce approved a resolution urging the DEQ to reconsider its evaluation of the Sweet Home dump near Holley.
The DEQ said the dump is a potential fire and pollution hazard, and has been working on closure of the dump site operated by Lester Weld for 2.5 years.
Following an interpretive two-part feature story in a daily paper about Weld, his dump site and DEQ rulings, the DEQ issued a letter stating they will make a decision in two weeks on how to close the site. Members of Oregon Sanitary Service Institute from across the state agreed to back Wel...