The City of Key West, Florida

The Southernmost City in the Continental United States

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Stock Island Landfill

The City of Key West Stock Island Landfill

History

1930~ Opened: Originally a dump site. It is thought to have been started in the early 30’s, maybe the late 20’s, by dumping garbage directly into shallow grass beds and building up from there.

1989~ Consent Order 89-0466 from FDEP

1990~ Phase I Closure

1992~ Phase II Closure. Closed by placing 18 inches of screening sand over one layer of 30-mil PVC geomembrane and covered with 6 inches of bedding sand.

2008~ 2 repairs made of the geomembrane

2016~ Consent Order Ends. Released from Long Term Care. Still required to maintain liner, stormwater management, and grounds maintenance. We also perform pest management and voluntary groundwater monitoring.

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