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Former Landfill Director Pleads Guilty – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 3/24/2021 at 4:39pm

Former Transylvania County Solid Waste Director Jeffrey Brookshire pleaded guilty on Monday to the charge of “illegal storage and disposal of hazardous waste without a permit.”

Brookshire has been released on bond, with no sentencing date yet set, according to the public information officer for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina.

Brookshire “knowingly and illegally accepted firing range air filters that contained lead, without permission to do so” during the time between April and June of 2016, according to the office.

Brookshire was director...

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