The Hartford landfill, which the City of Hartford opened in 1940, is finally, officially closed.
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has notified the Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority, which had been in charge of the landfill since 1982, that the state-of-the-art synthetic cap MIRA has installed meets state and federal regulations and the $30.4 million closure project is complete.
Click here for the press release regarding the official closing.
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