Landfill Expansion Meeting Tonight

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will hold a public awareness session tonight on the proposed expansion of the St Joseph Sanitary Landfill. Experts will discuss the permitting process for the proposal to expand the landfill, which is located at 9431 50th Road S.E., approximately 3.5 miles south of the St. Joseph city limits.

The department has granted the city of St. Joseph approval investigate whether the geology of the area is suitable for an expansion of the landfill.

The session will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers.

Representatives of the department’s Division of Geology and Land Survey, Solid Waste Management Program and Kansas City Regional Office will be present along with representatives from St. Joseph Sanitary Landfill to answer questions during the informal discussion period.