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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 9, 1992 | MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A long-awaited environmental report on three proposed landfill sites in the Santa Susana and Santa Monica mountains will not be issued because parkland acquisitions have made the report academic, sanitation officials said. The shelving of the report marks sanitation officials' surrender in a battle with the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy for control of undeveloped canyons.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 1992 | MYRON LEVIN
A San Fernando Valley congressman said Thursday that he will not file legislation this year setting conditions for a land exchange that would trigger development of a huge public trash dump on federal land in Elsmere Canyon. Although he may introduce the bill next year, Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Panorama City) said in an interview that too little time remains before congressional adjournment Oct.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 1992 | AMY PYLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The expansion of Sunshine Canyon Landfill onto 200 acres of wooded canyon above Granada Hills was approved for a second time Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, prompting promises of further legal action by opponents. A February, 1991, approval had been overturned earlier this year by a Superior Court judge who found flaws in the environmental study of the expansion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 1992 | JOHN SCHWADA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Superior Court judge Friday ordered Los Angeles County to suspend development of the Sunshine Canyon dump above Granada Hills, saying the project's environmental impact report is faulty.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 1992
A Superior Court judge Friday ordered Los Angeles County to suspend development of the Sunshine Canyon dump above Granada Hills, saying the project's environmental impact report is faulty. The dump in the Santa Susana Mountains, long the target of complaints by neighbors, is the subject of an involved court battle pitting the landfill's owner--Browning-Ferris Industries--and the county on one side, against the city of Los Angeles, which sued to block the county's plan to expand it by 200 acres.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 21, 1992
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday announced a proposed settlement with 10 Southern California cities regarding the disposal of municipal solid waste in a Monterey Park landfill on the Superfund list. The cities that signed the pending settlement involving the Operating Industries Inc. landfill are Bell Gardens, Beverly Hills, El Monte, Huntington Park, La Puente, Norwalk, Paramount, San Marino, Sierra Madre and South El Monte.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1993 | JONATHAN GAW and DOUGLAS ALGER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
After several months of debate, the city's two largest business organizations announced Thursday their opposition to the proposed Elsmere Canyon landfill, delighting dump foes who have long urged them to take a stand on the area's most heated issue. The boards of the Canyon Country and Santa Clarita Valley chambers of commerce voted separately over the last nine days to oppose the dump, representatives of the two organizations said, with neither group acting unanimously.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 1993 | JONATHAN GAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A task force of Republican members of Congress will hold a hearing Friday on the proposed land swap between the U. S. Forest Service and a landfill developer that would pave the way for a dump in Elsmere Canyon. Rep. Howard (Buck) McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) arranged the hearing of California representatives in an effort to garner opposition to the land exchange, and consequently block the landfill.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 1993 | JEFF PRUGH
The city of Santa Clarita authorized billboard and public relations campaigns against the proposed 190-million-ton-capacity landfill in Elsmere Canyon, which the county and city of Los Angeles want to operate jointly in Angeles National Forest. The City Council voted 5 to 0 Tuesday to direct staff to design artwork and construct billboards in opposition to the project, which the Torrance-based BKK Corp.
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September 9, 1993 | DOUGLAS ALGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Opponents of a proposed 190-million-ton landfill in have secured partisan support for their anti-dump efforts. The Los Angeles Democratic Central Committee Tuesday night voted to oppose construction of a dump in the canyon southeast of Santa Clarita. The resolution cited danger to the local underground water supply and the dump proposal's swap of land now owned by the U. S. Forest Service.
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