Illegal Dump Sites Will Be Cleaned Up

Illegal Dump Sites Will Be Cleaned Up

Posted: Updated:
MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, ALABAMA -

The Alabama Dept. of Environmental Management has identified 5 illegal dump sites in Baldwin County.

The dumps are in the southern part of the county- near Magnolia Springs, Bon Secour and Perdido Beach.

The illegal dumps are filled with old tires, electronics, lumber and construction debris- even household garbage.

The sites are potential health hazards.

ADEM will work with work the Baldwin County Solid Waste Dept. to clean up the dumps.

Cleaning up the sites will cost about 35-thousand dollars.

Alabama drivers will ultimately pick up the tab.

Everytime you buy new tires, you pay a scrap tire disposal fee.

That money is used to clean up illegal tire and trash dumps.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Police Investigate Threat To Auburn Campus

    Police Investigate Threat To Auburn Campus

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:31 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:31:04 GMT

    7:25am UPDATE: Classes canceled at Auburn University today in wake of threat made against campus

    7:25am UPDATE: Classes canceled at Auburn University today in wake of threat made against campus

  • EXCLUSIVE: Continuing Impacts of BP Oil Spill

    EXCLUSIVE: Continuing Impacts of BP Oil Spill

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:18:46 GMT
    A News 5 Exclusive: Four years after the Deepwater Horizon explosion, oil from the disaster continues to wash up on Baldwin County beaches. A month long survey has just been completed and the results may surprise you.
    A News 5 Exclusive: Four years after the Deepwater Horizon explosion, oil from the disaster continues to wash up on Baldwin County beaches. A month long survey has just been completed and the results may surprise you.
  • Gov. Bentley Releases Tax Return

    Gov. Bentley Releases Tax Return

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:55:28 GMT
    Gov. Robert Bentley's tax return shows he's still not receiving any income from being governor, but he and his wife reported an adjusted gross income of nearly $373,000 for 2013. 
    Gov. Robert Bentley's tax return shows he's still not receiving any income from being governor, but he and his wife reported an adjusted gross income of nearly $373,000 for 2013. 
Powered by WorldNow

555 Broadcast Dr,
Mobile AL 36606

Telephone: 251.479.5555
Fax: 251.473.8130
Email: news5@wkrg.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.