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MARCH 1, 2002
 
EPA: NO DUMPING AT MAJURO BRIDGE - DESPITE A LETTER FROM THE RMI ENVIORNMENTAL PROTECTION AUTHORITY DIRECTING MAJURO ATOLL LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO HALT GARBAGE DIMPING BY THE MAJURO BRIDGE. MALGOV CONTIUES TO DUMP REFUSE AT THE SITE. IN ADDITION TO MALGOV, LOCAL RESIDNTS ARE USING THE SITE TO DUMP GARBAGE. EPA OFFICIALS THIS WEEK TOLD THE JOURNAL THAT MALGOV HAD BEEN NOTIFIED IN WRITING MORE THAN ONE MONT AGO THAT IT IS REQUIRED TO HALT USE OF THE "NEW" DUMP AREA BY THE BRIDGE UNTIL MALGOV GOES THROUGH AN ENVIORNMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT PROCESS TO ADRESS PROBLEMS AND HAZARDS WITH THE DUMP SITE. ONCE AN EIS PROCESS IS OCMPLETED, A PERMIT COULD FOR THE DUMP. BUT AS OF TUESDAY THIS WEEK, MALGOV...

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