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Nelson : Rockfish Valley Re-Use Shed Shut Down

[ 0 ] December 2, 2016 |
©2016 Blue Ridge Life Magazine : Photos By Yvette Stafford : Closed signs cover the locked doors of the Re-Use Shed at the Rockfish Valley Recycle Center at the Greenfield / Afton locations. Friday - December 2, 2016

©2016 Blue Ridge Life Magazine : Photos By Yvette Stafford : Closed signs cover the locked doors of the Re-Use Shed at the Rockfish Valley Recycle Center at the Greenfield / Afton location. Friday – December 2, 2016

Greenfield / Afton
Nelson County, Virginia

In a phone conversation this afternoon, Nelson County administrator Steve Carter cited safety and traffic issues as being the reason why the Rockfish Valley Re-Use Shed was closed yesterday.

“We’ve had people fight over items … Children have been allowed to run around the site … It’s sort of a Wild West situation there,” he said.

Plastic wire ties hold the doors shit at the recently closed Re-Use Shed at the Rockfish Valley Recycling Center in Greenfield. Friday - December 2, 2016.

Plastic wire ties hold the doors shut at the recently closed Re-Use Shed at the Rockfish Valley Recycling Center in Greenfield. Friday – December 2, 2016.

The shed may be removed as early as Monday. The Rockfish Valley shed is the only one shut down, Carter said. The other sites — which are larger and not as congested — aren’t affected.

A petition is in the process of being circulated in hopes the administration will reverse its decision. Once we have it in our inbox, we will post it.

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