By Wayne Peal
Wayne County Communications 

Wayne County Commission seeks halt to toxic waste being transported to county


March 30, 2023

Wayne County Commissioners today unanimously approved a resolution opposing any further transport of toxic waste to sites within the county, supporting new dialogue between the county, state and federal agencies and strengthening laws regarding transport of toxic waste by rail.

"We understand there is a need to dispose of this waste, but Wayne County is the most populous county in the state and it is bordered by our nation's largest fresh water supply," commission Chair Alisha Bell (D-Detroit) said. "There are other less populated and less environmentally sensitive areas where waste can be...

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