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  • Living on the Edge

    2011 Rebekah Cowell – Reporting a 3 part series in Independent Weekly, The Triangle’s Weekly in North Carolina.

    Part 1.  “The Waste Land: The people of Lincoln Heights live among three city dumps. This is the story of their war on trash.”

    Part 2. “Living on the Edge: Residents endure legacy of old Chatham County landfill.”

    Part 3.  “Digging Deeper: In Orange and Guilford counties, neighbors fight landfill expansions.”