Rising concerns over landfill prompts town hall

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SCOTT — Officials volition conscionable successful the municipality of Scott connected Wednesday for a municipality hallway regarding an ongoing sub-surface landfill occurrence located connected a backstage spot northbound of Interstate 10 successful Scott.

The landfill task was approved by the Department of Environmental Quality, Scott Fire Chief Chad Sonnier said.

He tells KATC that the ongoing four-story occurrence cannot beryllium extinguished and is raising concerns, to those surviving nearby, of the foul odor from the rubber tires.

Sonnier and different section officials are gathering with authorities and national agencies to code their interest for the community, helium says.

The municipality hallway volition instrumentality spot Wednesday, December 22 astatine 6 P.M. successful the Scott City Council gathering room.

Residents volition person the accidental to sermon their concerns to officials successful attendance.

Those officials are:

  • Scott Fire Department Chief Chad P. Sonnier
  • Secretary of DEQ, Dr. Brown
  • State Fire Marshal Butch Browning
  • State Rep. Julie Emerson
  • Scott Mayor Jan-Scott Richard
  • City of Scott Elected Officials
  • Parish District 2 Councilman Kevin Naquin
  • LCG Administration

The occurrence and aerial prime successful the affected country are being intimately monitored, they say. Should the concern alteration and go detrimental to the nationalist successful immoderate mode anterior to the scheduled meeting, they accidental the citizens of Scott volition beryllium notified. They look guardant to addressing the residents' concerns.

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