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July 8, 1992 | GARY MOORE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Ever since 70,000 tons of PCB-contaminated soil came rolling in from Texas in the late 1980s, the state of Alabama has feared that the impoverished "Heart of Dixie" might become the nation's toxic dumping ground. Those fears escalated last month when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Alabama may no longer impose a $72-per-ton fee on out-of-state dumpers.
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July 8, 1992 | GARY MOORE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Ever since 70,000 tons of PCB-contaminated soil came rolling in from Texas in the late 1980s, the state of Alabama has feared that the impoverished "Heart of Dixie" might become the nation's toxic dumping ground. Those fears escalated last month when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Alabama may no longer impose a $72-per-ton fee on out-of-state dumpers.
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