Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, March 05, 1977, Image 28

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    -B—Lancaster Farming. Saturday, March 5, 1977
Farmers challenge
and highways. The bill was never passed but has emerged
again within the new legislature. The Barley case will un
ioubtedly have an impact on the results of this year’s voting
on the bill.
In reviewing their case with Lancaster Farming, the
Barleys indicated that they had at one time seriously con
sidered selling the entire farm to LARA. “We thought we had
ao other option,” Mrs. John Barley said. LARA didn’t take
the offer the Barleys made. More recently the Barleys have
taken the position that maybe they can fight eminent domain
after all. That’s what’s happening now, with the majority of
Lancaster Countians standing firmly behind them.
Abram and John Barley have been on this farm for 15
years. As one of the largest dairy farms in the County, they
produce 16,000 pounds of milk per day. The landfill an
nexation would take a portion of their cropland which runs
adjacent to their 380-stall dairy barn. In years to come, the
LARA people may choose to take that too, especially if
they’re successful in taking the acreage they’re after now.
“We’ll never be able to replace what we have here,” said
Mrs. Barley.
LARA officials say that it they don’t get the 58-acre tract of
land, their present landfill will be exhausted by 1981. With the
58 acres added on, they may be able to continue for another
five years. Officials for the Refuse Authority also say they
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have no alternatives without raising the costs of trash
collection considerably.
But that hasn’t disturbed the general public too much, if at
all. Of all the sentiments expressed to the Barleys and area
newspapers, public concern is strong over losing more good
farmland. Nobody is alarmed over having to pay more to
have their trash hauled away.
LARA does have alternatives open to it, insist opponents to
the landfill idea. A landfill on the Chester County line, near
Honey Brook, is taking in 50 tons per day. It has a capacity to
take 3000 tons daily. That 525 acre landfill site is said to be
one of the largest on the East Coast. According to John
Barley, his farm is 18 miles from Lancaster, the Honey Brook
landfill is 24 miles away. He’s doubtful that the slightly
greater distance will make much difference since the roads
in that direction are so much better. Barley, who recently
visited the Lanchester Landfill, said that site is huge and
very well planned. The site adjacent to his farm has craters
and mounds all over it which are visible from far away.
Trash often blows out of the deep scars in the soil, said
Abram Barley, as he pointed his finger at debris caught in
nearby trees and bushes. The Barleys are concerned over
having that debris and large amounts of dust blow into their
dairy if and when the landfill moves right next to the barn.
Manor Township supervisors will meet Monday night to
discuss the issue in greater detail. A special meeting has
been set for March 23 as well. The latter meeting is expected
to draw a crowd, as is the event on Wednesday which gets
underway at about 10 a.m.
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