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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Ind. Gov't. - "Sewage plant fight hits $250,000"

Some quotes from a story by Vivian Sade in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette:

Huntertown has spent more than $250,000 objecting to the state’s denial of a permit for a wastewater treatment plant.

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management turned down Huntertown’s request for a permit to build its own $11.2 million sewage plant in October. Huntertown filed an appeal, which is currently before the Indiana Office of Environmental Adjudication.

According to figures provided by Huntertown’s deputy clerk-treasurer, Janine Rudolph, the town has spent $223,088 in legal and engineering fees in the appeal process.

In addition, town officials have four times extended an option – paying $1,000 to $10,000 each time – to buy a 26-acre site on Hathaway Road for $393,500 where they hope to build the new plant.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on July 31, 2013 09:38 AM
Posted to Indiana Government