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Insufficient Staffing at Lānaʻi, Molokaʻi Landfills

July 15, 2015, 3:09 PM HST
* Updated July 15, 3:11 PM
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Landfill insufficient staffing. Maui Now image/Wendy Osher.

Landfill insufficient staffing. Maui Now image/Wendy Osher.

By Maui Now Staff

The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division, today announced that due to insufficient staffing, the Lānaʻi Landfill will close at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.

Also due to insufficient staffing, the Molokaʻi Landfill will close at 1 p.m. today.

County officials say the closures are necessary for the department to ensure safe operations and meet the minimum state Department of Health operating requirements of the county’s solid waste permit.

Officials with the Solid Waste Division apologized for the inconvenience.

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