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LA’s $430 Million Trash Train On Hold In Favor Of Local Dumps

A $430 million railway system intended to haul garbage to a desert landfill is at a standstill because Los Angeles County sanitation officials say it’s cheaper to use local dumps.


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California Reduced Trash To Record Low In 2012

Californians reduced the amount of trash sent to landfills to a record low last year.


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Cash-Strapped Riverside County May Sell Its Landfills

Cash-strapped Riverside County is looking into the possibility of selling or leasing two of its landfills as it examines ways to generate as much as $100 million in new revenue.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/28/2010