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Packet: Valdosta-Lowndes County Board of Appeals, including VAR-2023-13 Arglass 2023-06-06

They granted all three variances, for exterior building materials, for signs, and Arglass wants to expand for a second furnace, in their phase 2 planned since at least 2016.

Here are the board packet and the minutes of the June 6, 2023, meeting of the Valdosta-Lowndes County Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBOA), received in response to open records request to Valdosta and Lowndes County.

For Arglass, see also the WWALS blog post, Arglass GA-EPD air permit application for a second facility to produce glass containers 2023-07-17.

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Arglass maps

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Videos: Hasty waste meeting @ LCC Waste 2015-03-16

See the LAKE video below, the WALB story by Colter Anstaett including interviews with Cary Scarborough of Deep South Sanitation and Steve Edwards of Advanced Disposal Services. The county actually posted the resulting Solid Waste Ordinance on their County Ordinances web page (although I don’t see the updated franchise agreement anywhere), and they even posted the results of that meeting. Neither the county’s results summary nor WALB mentioned Commissioner Marshall’s question about recycling glass nor Chairman Slaughter’s response that glass can be disposed of as ordinary trash, which means they’re not going to recycle it.

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