BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Where will all of the debris removed from areas impacted by the Camp Fire go?
It won't be going to the Koppers Inc. Plant in Oroville, as it has been rejected as a potential debris-sorting site for the Camp Fire debris-removal program.
The proposed sorting site faced extensive criticism from residents in the area. Many locals shared their discomfort with the idea of a debris site at the former plant location. Toxins released from the Kopper plant during a fire back in 1978 are believed to have caused cancer.
State and local agencies have determined there is no longer a need for a temporary debris site.
The Governor's Office of Emergency Services says that after some analysis, it has decided that there is sufficient capacity at local facilities to complete the work.
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- Oroville Speaks on Camp Fire Debris Site
- Oroville Fire Department Investigating Fire at Koppers Inc. Plant
- Final Day to Voice Opinion on Camp Fire Debris Site
- FEMA Looking at New Chico Locations for Trailers, Debris Sorting Site
- Final Day to Submit Thoughts on Location for Debris-Sorting Site
- Camp Fire Debris Removal Workshop for Contracters