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Trash piles still mounting after last week's flooding

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MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. (WJBK) - Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority (SOCRRA) is in charge of 12 cities worth of trash, and all the extra garbage from the flooding has to go somewhere.

Right now, three thousand tons of trash is sitting at the incinerator at 12 Mile and John R. roads in Madison Heights. The residents there want it out, though, saying it causing a big stink in the area. The extra trash is being dumped in the parking lot of the old incinerator.

SOCRRA is saying it needs about 7 - 10 more days to try to figure out how to move the trash, but for now the garbage has to go somewhere. SOCRRA will be asking the city of Madison Heights for an extension to put the garbage at the site.

Residents are wanting the trash gone and say no new trash should be dumped at the site.


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