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Clean sweep

Everyone benefits from county-state deal

So often, the term “win-win situation” gets tossed around. It gets over used, almost to the point of being cliche.
However, an agreement between Barton County and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment Bureau of Waste Management is truly a win-win. What was a negative and could have resulted in some pointless penalty was turned into something positive.
In May, the landfill was cited by the BWM for a violation at the household waste cite and some bookkeeping issues. The state levied a $8,000 fine against the county.
But, instead forking over eight grand, the county was able ...

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