landfill fire

EPA: $2.8M to snuff out Alabama landfill fire

The Associated Press MOODY, Ala. (AP) - Federal environmental regulators say the cost of extinguishing a landfill fire that’s been burning since late November in Alabama’s St. Clair County is now at an estimated $2.8 million. The U.S. Environmental Protection…

Alabama: EPA will help extinguish ongoing landfill fire

The Associated Press MOODY, Ala. (AP) - Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is stepping in, at the request of Alabama officials, to help extinguish an underground landfill fire that has been burning in the…

Landfill fire near Birmingham burning for almost a month

The Associated PRess BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - An underground fire has been raging at an environmental landfill near Birmingham for almost a month, covering Alabama’s largest metro area with smoke. Al.com reports officials now are trying to determine the next…