Posted in Environment

Rollings Landfill owner found in contempt

South Palafox Properties LLC , owner of the  Rolling Hills landfill that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection permanently closed, has been ruled to be…

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Posted in Environment Escambia County

Wedgewood speaks out for hazard-free neighborhood

Over 60 residents of the Wedgewood and Rolling Hills neighborhood came out for a town hall meeting at the Marie Young Community Center. Sitting in…

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Posted in Escambia County

DEP sends Rolling Hills owner violation notice and $10K fine

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has sent South Palafox Properties LLC, owner of the Rolling Hills landfill, a notice of violation. On February 13,…

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Posted in Environment Escambia County

EPA responses to Rolling Hills fire

From: “Tennessee, Denise” Date: Feb 17, 2017 11:13 AM Subject: FW: Rolling Hills fire letter To: “ghorning” Cc: “Erhunse, Adesuwa” Hello Dr. Horning, Thank you…

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Wedgewood community stunned at lack of county response

Dr. Gloria Horning, who has helped the Wedgewood community organize against the landfills in their neighborhood, has sent the county the following letter:   Gentlemen:…

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Posted in Escambia County

WTF: Rolling Hills still on fire

It has been four days since we first reported that the Rolling Hills landfill was on fire. The residents are still battling the smoke from…

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Posted in Environment Escambia County

Rolling Hills on fire again

Last night, the Escambia County Public Information office sent out this announcement: Escambia County Waste Services, Environmental Code Enforcement, Public Safety, Fire Rescue and the…

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Rolling Hills continues to burn

These dump fires can be challenging to put out. Stay tuned.

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Rolling Hills landfill on fire

This morning, Inweekly received a phone call that the Rolling Hills landfill had caught fire. When we arrived Rolling Hills workers were spraying the smoldering…

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