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In today’s EcoReport feature, the latest on Monroe County’s effort to implement a materials recovery facility, or MURF.
In a 4-3 vote, the Monroe County Solid Waste Management District board approved a 2015 budget with funds appropriated for a clean stream materials recovery facility Thursday evening, August 14. The facility would not be dual-stream, meaning it would only process “clean” recyclables like glass, aluminum and plastics. It would not sort recyclable material out of a co-mingled waste stream.
EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely eco-related headline news, a feature interview or event recording, and a calendar of events of interest to the environmentally conscious.
Today’s Anchors: Dan Young and Kelly Miller
This week’s news stories were written by Joe Crawford, Linda Greene, Norm Holy, and David Murphy. This week’s feature was engineered by Alycin Bektesh .
Our broadcast engineer is Dan Withered. Producers for EcoReport are Stephanie Stewart, Dan Young, Kelly Miller. Executive producer is Alycin Bektesh.