Letters to the Editor

Letter: Proposed snow dump

I read the article on finding a location for, and the cost of, a snow dump in Tuesday’s paper. 

Why not think out of the box and come up with a snow melt system? Possibly at the old solid waste transfer station.  

Snow would be dumped as the trash is now, and pushed into a heated furnace type pit. Haul the water to a lagoon. This could be filtered at some point. I’m sure our local community and engineers could come up with a better plan than losing a 32-acre tract of wilderness and wetland.  

— Bruce Jasken


Have something on your mind? Send to letters@adn.com or click here to submit via any web browser. Letters under 200 words have the best chance of being published. Writers should disclose any personal or professional connections with the subjects of their letters. Letters are edited for accuracy, clarity and length.