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Volunteers collect sixteen tons of trash from lake

By Julie Newman, jnewman@wcyb.com
Published On: May 02 2013 09:42:09 PM CDT
Updated On: May 02 2013 01:42:18 PM CDT
SULLIVAN, Tenn. -

Results from the 14th annual Boone Lake Clean-Up were released Thursday.

More than 500 volunteers gathered garbage to collect 16 tons of trash.

Most of the litter consisted of trash, tires, and wood debris. We’re told close to 160 tires were collected.

We’ve also learned over 500 Styrofoam blocks were collected.