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Wedgewood continues to battle pollution

By Duwayne Escobedo, Inweekly reporter LaFanette Soles-Wood demanded the cleanup of contamination from the Rolling Hills C&D Recycling site continue. The Wedgewood native blames the…

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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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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 Environment Politics

Rolling Hills strikes out again, Judge rules in favor of FDEP

Circuit Judge John Miller has ruled that the South Palafox Properties must pay $38,000 in costs and penalties for its violations at the Rolling Hills…

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Rolling Hills landfill owner gets another delay

The attorney for South Palafox Properties, owner of the Rolling Hills C&D Recycling Center, has filed a motion to withdraw, citing “irreconcilable differences have arisen…

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Escambia Commissioner reaches out to EPA about Wedgewood

Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May plans to meet with federal Environmental Protection Agency officials during his trip to Washington, D.C., later this month to seek…

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Arsenic found in Wedgewood and Perdido ballparks

The Wedgewood/Rolling Hills/Olive Heights Homeowners Association has written the Environmental Protection Agency for help. A recent soil report indicates the Lewis Powell ballparks near the…

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Rolling Hills surrenders bond

According to Escambia County Administrator Jack Brown, the bonding company for Rolling Hill C&D landfill has surrounded the bond for the closure of the facility…

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Good news from the blog, Oct. 10 edition

Escambia County Hires Veterans Services Officer Written by Rick Outzen on 04 October 2015 Press release: Escambia County is pleased to announce the hiring of…

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