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March 14, 2017

OSU-Cascades has plan to turn nearby mine into new land for buildings and sports fields

  • Maul Foster & Alongi came up with a strategy to clean and restore the land so the university can expand.
  • By KAILEY FISICARO
    The Bulletin

    Rob Kerr/The Bulletin via AP [enlarge]
    This 2013 photo shows the pumice mine in the center, and the former landfill at the top. OSU wants to use cleaned material from the landfill to partially fill the mine for expanding the campus.

    BEND, Ore. — Although OSU-Cascades hasn't acquired the old Deschutes County landfill yet, it has a cleanup and restoration plan so it can build facilities, parking lots, sports fields and more.


     
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