On January 18, 2022, the Haralson County Planning Commission voted 4-0 to recommend that the Haralson County Commissioners DENY approval for what would become the largest landfill in Georgia. Videos of the hearing are on the Newstalk 1330 WLBB Facebook page, at the following links: https://fb.watch/aFiIuEZHcu/ (Part 1) and https://fb.watch/aFiMwDAlvX/ (Part 2).
Following are links to the testimony and documents submitted by Alliance leaders and their law firm Stack & Associates at the Zoning Board hearing:
- Johnny Wright: https://app.box.com/s/dj6r2j0tlhrwacxvudegtu5pjxhgf6af
- Tommy Crawford: https://app.box.com/s/jjqep4ryyarwdhi7g5br95mg8n57rrxs
- Stack & Associates: https://app.box.com/s/n6o61j3tya72m956eg27jw30bvca0kmz
While this is a great victory, the fight is not yet over. On February 15, 2022, at 6:00pm, the Board of County Commissioners will hold their hearing. The Commissioners are then scheduled to make a final decision at their regular meeting, March 1, 2022, 6:00pm. Both meetings will be at the same location as the previous hearings, Haralson County Rec Gym, 25 Recreation Lane, Buchanan, GA 30113. Please plan to attend these hearings!
The Haralson Alliance needs your continued support in this fight. If you haven’t already done so, please sign our online petition at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/haralsoncounty. Also, we need financial support to help pay for our legal team, which includes economic and environmental consultants. You can donate via Paypal, or by mailing a check payable to Haralson Alliance, PO Box 501, Tallapoosa GA 30176. Please note that donations are NOT tax deductible.
Again, Thank you for your continued support! Please plan to attend the Commissioners Public Hearing on Tuesday, Feb 15, at 6:00pm!