Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Lakeland man digs a pool finds trash dump in back yard

Brian Dyer was tired of taking his wife and kids to water parks in Orlando. He thought it would be much easier to dig a pool in his backyard.
When the pool company started excavating, it began bringing up load after load of trash. Metal, plastic, bottles, and who knows what else. It turns out that somewhere along the line someone had used their lot as an illegal dump site.
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It is unclear how big the problem is. The junk could be buried under the Dyer's home in the Oak Run subdivision in North Lakeland. It may even extend to other parts of their neighborhood.
One of the biggest issues is: who is going to pay to clean up the mess? The company that developed the land is out of business. The builder and Polk County say they are not liable. That leaves Dyer holding the trash bag.
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