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Taking Out The Trash In Beaver County Government

In 1987, a barge loaded with 3,100 tons of New York City trash left Long Island and set out for North Carolina. The southern state had agreed to dump the garbage in one of its landfills for a bargain price. But upon seeing the floating island of trash, North Carolinians had a change of heart….

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April Johnston
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April is a BeaverCountian.com contributing features reporter. Her work has earned more than 30 regional, state, and national awards.

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