Dump fires a decades-old problem

No need for Premier Alden McLaughlin to apologise for the landfill fires of this week.

It’s not his fault that the Cayman Islands government is knowledgeable that dump fires have figured into the human lives of Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac for 30+ years.

It beggars comprehension that these fires and the monstrous garbage mountains on both islands are still holding sway!

Why didn’t the magic pie-in-the-sky solutions for doing away with dumps work?

When and where will the next Mount Trashmore and mini Mount Trashmore fires occur?

Ridding these islands of their disease-ridden dumps will be job one of the next government.

Nan Socolow

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