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March 30, 1988 | KEVIN RODERICK, Times Staff Writer
There were angry words, hard stares and impugned motives, and finally spilled tears in the corridor. And, as with any cheap melodrama, there was even a baby doll. This was no Hollywood set, or even the county courthouse. It all occurred Tuesday on the second floor of Los Angeles City Hall, the latest episode in a 5-year feud over the composting of garbage, played out before a sometimes exasperated, often amused audience of city officials, political aides and reporters.
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March 22, 1989 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, Times Staff Writer
It must have seemed like a good idea at the time. But after five years of wrangling and hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal and consulting fees, the city of Los Angeles is just about ready to give up on a controversial proposal to turn 850 tons of garbage a day into compost that would be sold for a host of industrial and agricultural uses.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 22, 1989 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, Times Staff Writer
It must have seemed like a good idea at the time. But after five years of wrangling and hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal and consulting fees, the city of Los Angeles is just about ready to give up on a controversial proposal to turn 850 tons of garbage a day into compost that would be sold for a host of industrial and agricultural uses.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 1988 | KEVIN RODERICK, Times Staff Writer
There were angry words, hard stares and impugned motives, and finally spilled tears in the corridor. And, as with any cheap melodrama, there was even a baby doll. This was no Hollywood set, or even the county courthouse. It all occurred Tuesday on the second floor of Los Angeles City Hall, the latest episode in a 5-year feud over the composting of garbage, played out before a sometimes exasperated, often amused audience of city officials, political aides and reporters.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 1988 | KEVIN RODERICK, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles officials have revived a controversial plan backed by a well-connected and persistent City Hall lobbyist to dump garbage and sewage sludge together and let the noxious mixture slowly decompose into compost material suitable for public use. The co-compost idea, the pet project of lobbyist Joaquin Acosta Jr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 1988 | KEVIN RODERICK, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles officials have revived a controversial plan backed by a well-connected and persistent City Hall lobbyist to dump garbage and sewage sludge together and let the noxious mixture slowly decompose into compost material suitable for public use. The co-compost idea, the pet project of lobbyist Joaquin Acosta Jr.
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