Officials Say Metro Detroit Drowning In Garbage From Floods

August 21, 2014

Some city leaders say another flood is beginning to envelop Metro Detroit. This time it’s a flood of garbage – some tainted by sewage – that was left over from the torrential downpour last week. But dumps and landfills are so overwhelmed that garbage haulers have nowhere to put the trash. WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter spoke with one city leader – Oak Park Mayor Pro Tem Paul Levine – who says garbage is piling up around that city at an alarming rate…