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Company to submit ‘better plan’ for proposed landfill expansion next to Frayser school

A Memphis developer is retreating — for now — from its second proposal to expand a landfill next to an elementary school after again drawing the ire of residents in the city’s Frayser community.

However, a spokeswoman for Memphis Wrecking Co. said Wednesday that the developer expects “to come back with a better plan.”

The company announced it has pulled its application to expand next to Whitney Achievement Elementary School one day before the proposal was scheduled to go before the Shelby County Land Use Control Board.

The decision came after several months of dialogue with local residents, said company planner Brenda Solomito Basar.

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