BEND, Ore. — Oregon State University-Cascades plans to buy an old landfill in Bend for $1.
The Bulletin newspaper reports that the Deschutes County Commission approved the agreement Monday with a 2-1 vote. Oregon State University President Ed Ray is expected to sign the agreement later this week, finalizing it.
The 72-acre landfill property sits next to the university’s 10-acre campus and an old pumice mine it owns.
The university hopes to expand by building in the former mine and on the old landfill.
Information from: The Bulletin, http://www.bendbulletin.com