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Repair or Replace Your Bins

Did you know that there is no additional cost to replace or repair your missing or broken trash collection bins (black, blue, green)? Simply call LA Sanitation Department’s 24-hour Customer Care Center and make a request at 1-800-773-2489. Its quick and easy! WHAT GOES IN EACH BIN? Each household in the City of Los Angeles

City Council Approves Historic Recycling Program

Today the L.A. City Council unanimously approved our game-changing Zero Waste L.A. program, which will implement a complete overhaul of commercial and multi-family waste collection and dramatically increase recycling throughout the city. The program, which Councilmembers Paul Koretz and José Huizar introduced as a motion in 2010 and worked on during Huizar’s time as Chair of the

SCAQMD Hearing Board Hearings on Sunshine Canyon Landfill

The Hearing Board of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) will hold several public hearings to consider the issuance of an Order for Abatement addressing odors from the Sunshine Canyon Landfill in Sylmar. Below is the hearing schedule: Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at 11:00 am Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at 1:00 pm Thursday,

SCAQMD Hearing Board Hearings on Sunshine Canyon Landfill

The Hearing Board of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) will hold several public hearings to consider the issuance of an Order for Abatement addressing odors from the Sunshine Canyon Landfill in Sylmar. Below is the hearing schedule: October 25, 26, and 27, 2016 and November 2 and 3 at 9:00 am South

Revised SCAQMD Hearing Board Dates Related to Sunshine Canyon Landfill

RESCHEDULED HEARING DATES The Hearing Board proceedings originally scheduled on: September 6, 7, and 8, 2016* are now being held on: October 25, 26, and 27, 2016 at 9:00 am Location:  South Coast Air Quality Management District                  21865 Copley Drive              

SCAQMD Town Hall Meeting on Sunshine Canyon Landfill – June 9

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) will host a follow-up meeting regarding concerns expressed by community members at the town hall meeting held on April 21 on air quality and odor issues related to Sunshine Canyon Landfill located in Sylmar. We invite you to attend this meeting to hear from SCAQMD about updated

Say No to Landfill Odors!

Join us Saturday September 19th at 9:00 AM At Sunshine Canyon Landfill Entrance 14747 San Fernando Road Sylmar 91342 Park at County Assessor’s Office located at 13800 Balboa Blvd., Sylmar 91342 and we can shuttle you to the site as there is no parking at the landfill gate. Water, snacks, and some signs will be

Sunshine Canyon Landfill stink prompts lawsuit by Granada Hills neighbors

A group of Granada Hills neighbors has filed a lawsuit against Sunshine Canyon Landfill, accusing the operator of allowing noxious trash odors to stink up the community. Landfill neighbors say an unbearable stench of decomposing trash and gas fumes is coming from the trash site, which takes in more than 9,000 tons of garbage a

Sunshine Canyon Garbage Dump and Water/Air Safety

https://angeles2.sierraclub.org/sunshine_canyon_garbage_dump_and_waterair_safety Timeline for Sunshine Canyon Landfill Both the L.A. City & County owned land in Sunshine Canyon 1991 Old City Dump was closed. 1996 County expansion opened in 1996 1999 City passed the expansion & reopening of the Sunshine Canyon Landfill on the city side. It actually opened in 2005 2009 the County and City

Report: Los Angeles Has More Garbage Than It Can Handle

http://laist.com/2014/12/07/report_los_angeles_has_more_garbage.php An internal city report recently determined something that all of us that live in Los Angeles can tell: Los Angeles has way too much trash. Obtained by the LA Times (probably by searching through the "obvious" folder at City Hall), the report was written for the office of City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana. The

NOTICE: Cascades Oil Field Drilling Scheduled to Start

The oil field and the company that supports the contributions to the Patriot Oil Community Benefit Trust Fund which we administer, have as part of their outreach to our community, announced that they are finally starting drilling operations after 5-years of public hearings, and after securing lengthy City of Los Angeles’ approvals including an extensive

Please Help Meg and Your Neighbors by Signing Their Petition

CHANGE.ORG Petition How bad could the odors be? In September 2014 alone there were 302 reports to the SCAQMD. For a more complete history see scl-cac.org website under SCAQMD Complaints under the Department heading, subtab SCAQMD which shows reports by Year and Month (Through August 2014) at http://scl-cac.org/category/scaqmd/