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January 30, 1992 - Image 21

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The Michigan Daily, 1992-01-30

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TH ENViRONMENTAL BOND PROGRESS CHART
July 1, 1990 through October 31, 1991

RECYCLING
$7.93 million BOND
$500,000 State grant

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Purchased recycing collection trucks, recycling totes and curbcarts
Constructed upgrade to the City's Recycling Processing Facility
to sort mixed containers and mixed newspaper and cardboard
Providing weekly recycling collection service to all 20,000 curbside
residential locations and to 17,000 multi-family residential units
Constructed a Recycling Education Station at 2050 South Industrial
Planning underway for Municipal Recovery Facility (MRF)
Selected 120 local businesses to participate in a 1-year commercial
recycling pilot study
REMAINING TASKS
Provide weekly recycling collection service to remaining 7,000
multi-family residential units by April, 1992
Conduct commercial recycling pilot study
Conduct multi-family education pilot study in 1992
Evaluate economics, contract operator, design and construct MRF
to open in 1993
ACCOMPUSHMENTS
Purchased windrow turner, tub grinder and compost collection trucks
Expanded seasonal weekly curbside yard waste collection to
accept brush
Constructed Compost Education Center with Project Grow at
Leslie Science Center

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COMPOSTING
$790,000 BOND
$250,000 State grant

REMAINING TASKS
Construct permanent compost site in 1992

LANDFILL
Phase I
$1.5 million BOND

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Intermediate groundwater remediation system design in progress
REMAINING TASKS
Install intermediate groundwater remediation wells
Design final groundwater remediation system
ACCOMPLTSHMEN7S
Reshaped landfill slopes, constructed sidewall liners
Began final clay and soil cap and top seeding
New water retention ponds built
Installed methane gas collection pipes

Phase II
$8.3 million BOND

REMAINING TASKS
Add final clay and soil cap; seed with grass
Upgrade access road and maintenance yard

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Phase III
$9 million BOND

OTHER
$700,000 BOND

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Designed landfill expansion and submitted design to MDNR
REMAINING TASKS
Construct Phase III, Unit 1 following MDNR approval
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Conducted soil studies at locations of underground storage tanks
Received consultant's report on user fee rate study
REMAINING TASKS
Remove and replace leaking underground storage tanks
Explore options of implementing solid waste user fees

TheEnvironmentalBond has funded
the start-up costs for Ann Arbor's
convenient weekly recycling and
composting collection and
processing programs.

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