AJC: Cobb settlement could allow expansion at waste transfer site
Cobb County has received a settlement offer that would allow the expansion of a waste transfer station in Mableton, despite protests from nearby residents.
Last year, commissioners rejected a petition to allow the Bankhead C&D Transfer Station along Veterans Memorial Highway to expand its operation to take in household garbage. The company, which accepts construction and demolition waste, appealed the decision to superior court.
Now, the county is considering a proposed settlement that would allow the company to expand and receive about 150,000 tons of waste each year. The proposed agreement will go before commissioners for a vote after a public hearing on Feb. 19.