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July 21, 1988 | JEFFREY MILLER, Times Staff Writer
Felony charges were filed Wednesday against three trash-hauling firms accused by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office of conspiring to eliminate competition and rig bids for large corporate and government contracts. The criminal complaint, filed in Los Angeles Municipal Court, names Athens Disposal Co. Inc. of the City of Industry; Metropolitan Disposal, Montebello, and PJB Disposal, Alhambra. Four officials from Athens Disposal were also charged. They are owners Ronald J.
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July 20, 1993 | JONATHAN GAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the northeast edge of the San Fernando Valley lies a hole in the ground that makes the Rose Bowl look downright Lilliputian. Filling the 22 million cubic yards of air space, equal to about 20 of the Pasadena arenas, give or take a couple, will keep Greg Loughnane and his staff busy for the next 10 years.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 11, 1992 | MAYERENE BARKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
BKK Corp., which hopes to open a regional garbage dump in a mountain canyon near Santa Clarita, will pay $304,500 in fines for various violations involving the closure of its hazardous-waste landfill in West Covina, officials announced Friday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 11, 1992 | MAYERENE BARKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
BKK Corp., which hopes to open a regional garbage dump in a mountain canyon near Santa Clarita, will pay $304,500 in fines for various violations involving the closure of its hazardous-waste landfill in West Covina, officials announced Friday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1990
Changes negotiated privately with state officials could allow the operator of an Azusa landfill to reclaim the $20.5 million it pledged to clean up San Gabriel Valley water pollution, officials of three water agencies charged Wednesday. The officials are angery about an agreement made final last month by the State Water Resources Control Board, the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Board and Browning-Ferris Industries, whose subsidiary, the Azusa Land Reclamation Co., owns the Azusa landfill.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 1987 | TED THACKREY JR., Times Staff Writer
A Cudahy-based commercial trash-hauling firm Wednesday agreed to pay $236,500 to settle a civil lawsuit in which the district attorney's office charged that it had conspired with other trash collectors to fix prices and eliminate competition. While admitting no wrongdoing or liability, System Disposal Service Inc., and its parent corporation, GSX Solid Waste Services Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 11, 1992
The BKK Corp., which hopes to open a regional garbage dump in a mountain canyon near Santa Clarita, will pay $304,500 in fines for various violations involving the closure of its hazardous waste landfill in West Covina, state officials announced Friday. The fine was imposed after a team of inspectors from the state Department of Toxic Substances Control found 23 violations of state hazardous waste laws and regulations at the landfill in October, 1990, officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 1990 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles County on Monday kicked off a voluntary curbside trash recycling program for 36,000 households in five unincorporated areas that could be expanded countywide during the next two to three years. The program--which began Monday in Altadena/La Crescenta and Montrose and will be rolled out to East Pasadena and Hacienda Heights on Feb.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 22, 1991 | BERKLEY HUDSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Driver John Morozoe looked down from his noisy, loaded garbage truck at an Azusa dump Thursday and shouted a rhetorical question to hundreds of thousands of Los Angeles County residents: "What are you going to do with your trash now?" Starting today, with the court-ordered closure of the Azusa landfill, 5,000 tons of county trash each day will be looking for a final resting place other than the old rock quarry south of the 210 Freeway. The scales at the Azusa Land Reclamation Co.
BUSINESS
July 20, 1993 | JONATHAN GAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the northeast edge of the San Fernando Valley lies a hole in the ground that makes the Rose Bowl look downright Lilliputian. Filling the 22 million cubic yards of air space, equal to about 20 of the Pasadena arenas, give or take a couple, will keep Greg Loughnane and his staff busy for the next 10 years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 11, 1992
The BKK Corp., which hopes to open a regional garbage dump in a mountain canyon near Santa Clarita, will pay $304,500 in fines for various violations involving the closure of its hazardous waste landfill in West Covina, state officials announced Friday. The fine was imposed after a team of inspectors from the state Department of Toxic Substances Control found 23 violations of state hazardous waste laws and regulations at the landfill in October, 1990, officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 22, 1991 | BERKLEY HUDSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Driver John Morozoe looked down from his noisy, loaded garbage truck at an Azusa dump Thursday and shouted a rhetorical question to hundreds of thousands of Los Angeles County residents: "What are you going to do with your trash now?" Starting today, with the court-ordered closure of the Azusa landfill, 5,000 tons of county trash each day will be looking for a final resting place other than the old rock quarry south of the 210 Freeway. The scales at the Azusa Land Reclamation Co.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1990
Changes negotiated privately with state officials could allow the operator of an Azusa landfill to reclaim the $20.5 million it pledged to clean up San Gabriel Valley water pollution, officials of three water agencies charged Wednesday. The officials are angery about an agreement made final last month by the State Water Resources Control Board, the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Board and Browning-Ferris Industries, whose subsidiary, the Azusa Land Reclamation Co., owns the Azusa landfill.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 1990 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles County on Monday kicked off a voluntary curbside trash recycling program for 36,000 households in five unincorporated areas that could be expanded countywide during the next two to three years. The program--which began Monday in Altadena/La Crescenta and Montrose and will be rolled out to East Pasadena and Hacienda Heights on Feb.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 21, 1988 | JEFFREY MILLER, Times Staff Writer
Felony charges were filed Wednesday against three trash-hauling firms accused by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office of conspiring to eliminate competition and rig bids for large corporate and government contracts. The criminal complaint, filed in Los Angeles Municipal Court, names Athens Disposal Co. Inc. of the City of Industry; Metropolitan Disposal, Montebello, and PJB Disposal, Alhambra. Four officials from Athens Disposal were also charged. They are owners Ronald J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 1987 | TED THACKREY JR., Times Staff Writer
A Cudahy-based commercial trash-hauling firm Wednesday agreed to pay $236,500 to settle a civil lawsuit in which the district attorney's office charged that it had conspired with other trash collectors to fix prices and eliminate competition. While admitting no wrongdoing or liability, System Disposal Service Inc., and its parent corporation, GSX Solid Waste Services Inc.
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