Randolph County Health Department Releases Statement on Proposed Animal Waste Lagoon

The Randolph County Health Department has issued a statement regarding a proposed animal waste lagoon near Jacksonville. Administrator Sharon Whisenand…

Whisenand adds the statement is similar to the ordinance issued last month by the Randolph County Commission.

Randolph County’s solid waste ordinance prohibits any solid waste dumping site within one mile of a residence and two miles within any city or village. A potential joint ordinance between the health department and the county commission is still in the works.