Dumpster tire: Blight group’s ideas roll at Memphis City Council

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 16, 2023 3:45 PM CT | Published: May 16, 2023 3:28 PM CT

“We have been dealing with tires for a very long time, and it is a major epidemic in our community,” said council member Rhonda Logan, who chaired the city’s Blight and Illegal Dumping Task Force. 


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Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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