Topic: The Middle Point Landfill with Guest Mike Classen, General Manager of the Landfill in Rutherford County

Jan 24, 2023 at 02:11 pm by WGNS News

Middle Point Landfill General Manager Mike Classen was on the air with WGNS' Scott Walker on Tuesday and talked about a variety of subjects dealing with the life of the land.... Read More

Council Oks Design Contract for WastAway biogas facility solid waste solution

Jan 05, 2023 at 08:32 pm by WGNS News

  Above: A four-minute video on the Project Agreement in Murfreesboro. MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro City Council Thursday (Jan. 5) approve.... Read More

Tennessee Does Not Rank Well With Waste Management

Dec 01, 2022 at 05:48 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) As many people know, Rutherford County has been in the midst of an ongoing problem on deciding what to do about waste as the life of the landfill is re.... Read More

Future of the Middle Point Landfill in Rutherford County - Mayor Says Transfer Station for Trash in Planning Stages

Nov 30, 2022 at 01:42 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) The Middle Point Landfill continues to be an ongoing concern, as it is nearing capacity... That was Rutherford County Mayor Joe Carr who further elabor.... Read More

Solid Waste SmartTrucks use Routeware software to track service in Murfreesboro

Oct 27, 2022 at 12:14 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The City of Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department has innovative technology to help meet growing demands in the waste industry. “We start.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland on-air with WGNS' Bart Walker

Oct 12, 2022 at 09:34 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland was on the WGNS Action Line with host Bart Walker. Today, the mayor talked about changes in downtown Murfreesboro, Medical Center Parkway, t.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill Responds to Litigation from City - Filing Two Motions to Dismiss Lawsuit

Oct 07, 2022 at 12:46 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN - Shortly after the City of Murfreesboro moved forward with a federal lawsuit against the operators of the Middle Point Landfill, the operators of the.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Council Authorizes a Federal Lawsuit Against Operators of Middle Point Landfill

Aug 10, 2022 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

Ongoing environmental problems, including odor and water pollution, have led the City of Murfreesboro to file a federal lawsuit against the operators of Middle Point Landfill:.... Read More

Rutherford County Nears Partial Solution in Eliminating Huge Percentage of Waste Going to the Middle Point Landfill

Jul 13, 2022 at 07:40 am by WGNS

WGNS has more details on solutions to the growing waste generated in Rutherford County, which has been an ongoing battle as the lifespan of the Middle Point Landfill grows sho.... Read More

Sunday Night Middle Point Landfill Fire

Jun 19, 2022 at 11:47 pm by WGNS

(WALTER HILL, TN)  Just before sunset on Sunday evening (6/19/2022), a fire erupted atop the Middle Point Landfill on Jefferson Pike. Flames could be seen in parts of Las.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill Concerns and Suggestions by Rutherford County - Continue

Jun 13, 2022 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO, TENN) - The struggle over what to do with the aging Middle Point Landfill in Rutherford County continues, but concerns by both the city and county may not be pr.... Read More

Landfill in Rutherford County will not be useable by other counties at the end of 2022

Apr 27, 2022 at 07:33 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. – Changes are on the way for the local landfill in Rutherford County. Former State Representative Donna Barrett serves on the Tennessee Central.... Read More

Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board Passes Resolution #3

Apr 26, 2022 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

(McMinnville)  The Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board met in McMinnville Monday evening (4/25/2022) and passed Resolution #3. This moves efforts to con.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor McFarland announces “letter of intent” for long-term sale of City’s solid waste

Apr 13, 2022 at 07:08 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland announced Wednesday, April 13, 2022, a letter of intent among WastAway, LLC and Argos USA LLC and the City..... Read More

UPDATE: State Rep. Bryan Terry discusses Rutherford County Landfill Options

Apr 11, 2022 at 03:05 pm by WGNS

The Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board adopted three resolutions on their first hearing April 7. One resolution would potentially prohibit solid waste fro.... Read More

State Rep. Bryan Terry calls for investigation of Rutherford County landfill contracts

Mar 03, 2022 at 04:47 pm by WGNS

In a letter addressed to the mayors of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County, State. Rep. Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) alerted the local governments of potential conflicts be.... Read More

Rep. Bryan Terry Files Legislation Requiring Local Support for Any Landfill Expansion

Jan 21, 2022 at 03:49 pm by WGNS

Representative Bryan Terry, MD(R-Murfreesboro) has filed legislation to require a letter of support from local governments for any application to expand or modify an existing.... Read More

Central Tennessee Regional Planning Board seeking additional evidence related to Middle Point Landfill expansion application

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:29 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Pursuant to a recent court ruling by the Chancery Court in BFI vs. Regional Board, the Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board i.... Read More

Murfreesboro joins legal battle over the creation of a new landfill adjacent to Middle Point Landfill and realizes initial success

Dec 30, 2021 at 12:05 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — On December 20th, Davidson County Chancery Court Judge Russell T. Perkins ordered that, in light of newly discovered evidence, the application.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Moves Closer to Partnerships in Recycling with at least Two Companies

Nov 30, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron updated the community on new ways to handle waste, debris and more after several companies throughout the country submitted proposals on ho.... Read More