Over one-third of the food produced in the U.S. goes uneaten, harming people's wallets and the climate. Here are some steps you can take in your supermarket and kitchen to cut back on waste.
Local officials say they were led to believe a 100-acre landfill project was a waste-to-energy plant. When prompted, top county leaders issued letters in 2014 and again in 2015 saying a solid waste handling facility would fit with local planning rules — approval county leaders are desperately trying to claw back now.
An expert on the industry, who requested anonymity, reviewed the documents obtained by GHN about the violations, and called the series of collapses at the site “the worst thing I’ve ever read short of an entire landfill being shut down.”
A judge has imposed a $1 million fine against the owner of an unlicensed landfill outside of Atlanta whose towering mountains of debris burned for eight...