Concerned Citizens of Estill County Kentucky Regulators Agree Illegal Radioactive Waste Should Stay In Blue Ridge Landfill By Ryan Van Velzer • May 16, 2018 BIll Hughes Radioactive waste illegally dumped in an Estill County landfill will likely stay in the ground after state regulators approved a corrective action plan last week. The plan laid out two options: enclose the low-level radioactive material in the landfill, or excavate it and dump it somewhere else. Advocacy Group Wants Role in Landfill Cleanup Negotiations By Stu Johnson (KPR) • Aug 22, 2016 Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons A citizens group wants representation at the table as the state of Kentucky negotiates the clean-up of radioactive waste at a Central Kentucky landfill. The best a state official is offering is to hear citizen comments. Estill County Residents to Rally on Radioactive Waste Concerns By Stu Johnson (KPR) • Jul 15, 2016 Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons The state attorney general’s office has determined there is insufficient evidence to seek criminal charges in the disposal of radioactive waste in an Estill County landfill.