Polk County, Tennessee, town hall meeting to discuss biosolid waste set for Saturday

State decision pending on company request for ground application

Staff Photo / The city of Copperhill, Tenn., shown here in 2001, has been known as a mining town since the late 1800s. A company that handles biosolid waste from Georgia is drawing fire for odor problems and health concerns, the subject of a town hall community meeting set for Saturday.

A Tennessee county commissioner is working to unite elected officials in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia to discuss concerns arising from the transportation of biosolid waste products by a company operating near Copperhill, Tennessee.