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June 25, 1990 | PATRICK MOTT
Orange County will probably get its first consulate in about a year, and the event may do more for geographical literacy than a dozen PBS travelogues. Got your atlas ready? Look up the Marshall Islands (hint: between Hawaii and Guam). It's a collection of 29 atolls and 1,225 tiny islands with a land mass of about 70 square miles in the central Pacific, home to approximately 43,300 Marshallese.
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June 25, 1990 | PATRICK MOTT
Orange County will probably get its first consulate in about a year, and the event may do more for geographical literacy than a dozen PBS travelogues. Got your atlas ready? Look up the Marshall Islands (hint: between Hawaii and Guam). It's a collection of 29 atolls and 1,225 tiny islands with a land mass of about 70 square miles in the central Pacific, home to approximately 43,300 Marshallese.
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January 11, 1990 | BOB DROGIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When government officials decided last summer to open the first garbage dump in this tiny mid-Pacific nation, residents argued bitterly over where to put the two-acre eyesore. The only surprise was why. "Everybody wanted it on their land," recalled Ronald Cannarella, a local environmental official. "It was an incredible fight." The reason is that trash means landfill.
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January 11, 1990 | BOB DROGIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When government officials decided last summer to open the first garbage dump in this tiny mid-Pacific nation, residents argued bitterly over where to put the two-acre eyesore. The only surprise was why. "Everybody wanted it on their land," recalled Ronald Cannarella, a local environmental official. "It was an incredible fight." The reason is that trash means landfill.
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