South Carolina Environmental Law Project

Lawyers for the Wild Side of South Carolina

Marlboro in fierce fight against landfill
Posted: April 1, 2012

"You'll mess up the water. You can't breathe. And I don't want to look out and see buzzards flying everywhere"

WALLACE - Jars of pickled vegetables and canned goods arrived at lawyer Amy Armstrong's office one day last summer.

She later found a used Volkswagen parked in the driveway of her nonprofit legal practice. The modest gifts came from a group of Marlboro County citizens with little money but a big desire to keep a mega-garbage dump out of their community. It was their way of saying thanks for helping them fight the landfill.

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