Pesticide-contaminated soil to be used as fill dirt at new Salem apartment complex

Pesticide-contaminated soil to be used as fill dirt at new Salem apartment complex

Oregon regulators have approved expanding a plan to move pesticide-contaminated soil from a proposed Salem subdivision to a nearby farm, where it will be declared clean fill dirt.

Now, the developer will also move some of the contaminated soil from the area designat...

To defray homeless shelter cost, Daytona plans to sell dirt

To defray homeless shelter cost, Daytona plans to sell dirt

Daytona Beach city commissioners will decide at their meeting Wednesday night whether to get into a deal to sell fill dirt off a city property that could raise more than $2 million for First Step Shelter construction costs.

DAYTONA BEACH — Facing pressure over the $6 million cost to build First Step ...

Palm Coast will have a new dirt pit near the Flagler County Airport

Palm Coast will have a new dirt pit near the Flagler County Airport

 Development is picking up again in Palm Coast, and one local landowner is making moves to satisfy the growing demand for dirt. Major construction projects require truckloads of fill and Florida Landmark Communities in Palm Coast plans to dig a “borrow pit” to provide that material. On ...

Fill Dirt Description

Fill Dirt Description

GENERAL USE:

  1. Low spots, fill holes and low areas, general use
  2. All natural and untreated
  3. Limited sticks, rocks or debris

PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

Fill dirt is earthy material which is used to fill in a depression or hole in the ground. While ...

City upholds landscaping fill dirt decision

In a two-year-old case that centers on three dump truck loads of fill dirt, and the effect it has had on stormwater flows in one Apalachicola neighborhood, city commissioners Tuesday night voted to uphold the decision by former city administrator Lee Mathes to order the dirt be removed. With Anita Grove absent due to a business tr...

Was contaminated dirt used to fill Detroit demolition holes? Feds ask

Was contaminated dirt used to fill Detroit demolition holes? Feds ask

Contaminated dirt was potentially used to fill demolition sites across Detroit and is the focus of a widening federal criminal probe of the city's demolition program, multiple sources familiar with the investigation told the Free Press.

The Special Inspector Gener...

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Weatherize your deck!

DECKING MATERIALS

TYPES OF DECKING MATERIALS

Depending on the size and budget of your deck, there are many options for what type of decking material to use. Additional considerations should incl...

Fill Dirt vs Topsoil: Pick the Right Material for Your Project

Dirt may not be the most glamorous or exciting thing in the world, but it sure keeps us alive! With the right kind of dirt, farmers can grow healthy, nutrient-rich crops for people and livestock to eat or contractors can build solid foundations for buildings and roads. In order for dirt to do its job, though, you’ve got to make sur...

4 Types of Fill Materials Commonly Used in Construction

Whether working on a landscaping project or constructing a retaining wall from scratch, the type of fill material you use can help ensure that it remains standing for many years to come. Duval Fill Dirt in Duval County, FL, wants you to know that they carry quite a few different types of backfill products, so they’ve gathered some...

Cleanup of pesticide-tainted soil nears end; North Salem housing underway

Cleanup of pesticide-tainted soil nears end; North Salem housing underway

For the past three months, thousands of truckloads of pesticide-contaminated soil have wound their way through Keizer neighborhoods, from a former farm in North Salem to two abandoned quarries six miles away.

Now, developers are asking the Oregon Department of Env...