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Lincoln County to expand Irma landfill

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IRMA, Wis (WSAU) The Lincoln County landfill in Irma will be full by 2014. The county is planning to expand the site now.

It will cost $11.5-million to build the next phase of the landfill, which will hold another 1.2-million yards of solid waste.

The land needs to have a clay lining to keep debris from contaminating the ground-water. That clay is being trucked onto the site right now. The expanded landfill will be ready in early 2014. The DNR will do a final inspection of the site before any garbage can be dumped there.

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