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Hearings to be held at Ordot, Layon

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Signifying the closure of the Ordot Dump and opening of the new Layon landfill District Court of Guam Chief Judge Frances Tydingco Gatewood will take proceedings normally held in court on location. The chief judge has ordered a hearing to be held at the Ordot Dump on August 31 for its ceremonial closing and another hearing for September 1 for a ceremonial opening at the Layon landfill.

She's further ordered the governor, speaker, the attorney general, U.S. attorney and the Guam EPA to be in attendance.  GovGuam has been under a consent decree to close Ordot and open a new landfill since 2004.

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