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Gregory Canyon battle enters 18th year


Last updated 3/9/2007 at Noon

Eighteen years ago Gregory Canyon was proposed for a landfill on a 1,770-acre site at the foot of Gregory Mountain just south of Highway 76 and three miles east of Interstate 15.

Today, despite rhetoric on both sides, proponents and opponents of the project are unable to say with any certainty when – or even if – the landfill will ever be built. One thing is certain: huge financial profits and serious environmental concerns remain the driving forces fueling this continuing battle.

County officials have been working since last August reviewing the latest Environmental Impact Report (EI...

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