Brunswick Citizens For A Safe Environment
UPDATE: Brunswick Citizens For A
Safe Environment is celebrating the Sims Hugo Neu decision not to
build the auto fluff landfill on Mount Misery Road in Leland, NC. On May 5,
2007, WWAY TV3 quoted Sims Hugo Neu President Robert Kelman as
saying, "...Sims Hugo Neu has decided to leave Navassa to
pursue other opportunities...". 97% of those polled told
WWAY they were glad Hugo Neu was leaving.
BCFSE opens office on Mt. Misery Rd. in Leland, NC
BCFSE October 2006
newsletter - includes information on October 27, 2006 Protect
the Cape Fear River Cruise Fundraiser.
Landfill planned for Mt. Misery Rd.
A Shredded Junk Yard, 170
acres, 350 feet high
to Sutton stacks and Rampage Water Tank)
|The toxins listed
above are hazardous; the list is not
complete. Science is at odds over exactly
how much we or our children can be
exposed to without being hurt, depending
on who supplies funding for research. The
government sets an "acceptable
risk" limit on each of the hazardous
toxins; anything under that limit is
classified as being non-hazardous, with
no consideration given for a combination
of all the toxins or an accumulation of
any one. Landfill liners leak and
contaminate groundwater. TCE
(trichloroethylene), Toluene, and the
Xylenes readily pass through state of the
art HPDE landfill liners in 1 - 13 days.
* Cars and appliances
are shredded; scrap metal is sold to china,
causing higher prices in the U.S. and a shortage
in metal products expected this year.
* Material not recycled is called
shredder residue or "auto fluff" and is
banned by EPA for reuse due to its hazardous
* Auto fluff is put in a landfill.
* The landfill Hugo Neu plans for our
area is to be 170 acres, 350 ft. high, and
adjacent to Indian Creek, which drains to the
Cape Fear River.
* Auto fluff is not sufficiently
* Auto fluff dumps are not eligible
for Superfund cleanups.
wants this dump.
The only thing to stop it will be
a public outcry of protest.
To protect health and
property values, meet with the Brunswick
Citizens for a Safe Environment, 6:30 pm,
Monday nights at 3204 Mt. Misery Road,