ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) – Ector County Commissioner Mike Gardner stated he’s able to see unlawful dumpers clear up their act.
“On this budgeting yr, the unhealthy guys have picked up proper at $200,000 price of dumped-out trash,” stated Garnder.
Ector County Commissioner Mike Gardner stated out in West Odessa individuals illegally dump something from couches, tires, and outdated home equipment.
“An merchandise like that would value you $150 to take it out to the landfill and so lots of people simply don’t have the cash to try this”
The county environmental enforcement is hoping to implement new know-how to catch violators red-handed.
“We’re taking a look at a program by way of an organization that can put up a particular kind of cameras that can learn license plates Anytime they move in entrance of one among these readers, it should allow them to know as soon as you place their tag in there, then it should observe it them down and it’s so much simpler to seek out them.”
Gardner stated he’s hoping to get this system, which is able to include 20 specialty cameras authorized on the subsequent commissioner’s assembly.
The county has already bought a grapple truck and in addition employed a remediation crew.
“They exit in an space that has been dumped in or when individuals name in and say hey any individual dumped a sofa off in entrance of my home or tires or no matter… then they’re dispatched every day to go to those areas, they choose that up and remediate it to the place there’s no extra trash there,” stated Gardner.
Within the meantime, Saturday, the Ector Environmental Enforcement unit is internet hosting a free cumbersome merchandise drop-off for Ector County residents, for extra data, click here.
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