Historic Landfill

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Noah Adams talks with Martin Melosi, a professor of history at the University of Houston, who recommended a former dump for landmark status. The Fresno Municipal Sanitary Landfill, 79-million cubic yards of garbage listed as a Superfund site, was officially designated a historic landmark this week by Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton. A deputy director for the National Park Service has asked that the landfill be removed from the list.



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