- Associated Press - Saturday, September 16, 2017

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - A city in Mississippi is trying to stop people from creating illegal garbage dumps.

The Vicksburg Post reports that a pile of lumber and broken furniture was recently left on a dead-end street in Vicksburg. Alderman Michael Mayfield says he knows of at least 20 similar problem spots around the city.

Mayfield estimates that Vicksburg has spent about $600,000 on cleaning up illegal dump sites in the past several years. He says people often go late at night to drop off construction material, yard debris and old furniture at unauthorized sites.

Elizabeth Warren: 'I plan to be the last American president to be elected by the Electoral College'
Impeachment fight flares at House Judiciary hearing: 'You weren't elected by anybody'
FBI misled judges on Christopher Steele's truth record


Information from: The Vicksburg Post, https://www.vicksburgpost.com

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide