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Solid Waste Manager J.C. Miller probes the ground at the Fulton Landfill while giving a tour to the Fulton Sun to test for moisture. Despite recent heavy rains, the clay in many areas at the former landfill still has not absorbed much water, making it difficult to grow grass on the site.

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Grass, outflow keep Fulton landfill from DNR endorsement of closure

The Fulton Landfill stopped accepting trash in May 2011, but as far as the Missouri Department of Natural Resources is concerned, it still is not officially closed.

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