Posts made in October, 2013

The Puente Hills Landfill Closure

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in News | 0 comments

After 56 years of operation, the Puente Hills Landfill which is the main funding source for the Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority (Habitat Authority) is shutting down at end of the business day on October 31, 2013, but the Habitat Authority will continue on with its daily operations. The Habitat Authority, for the past nineteen years (since 1994), has received $1 per ton of trash deposited into the Puente Hills Landfill for the purposes of land acquisition for preservation in perpetuity, native habitat restoration, and other management of the Puente Hills Preserve. This equates to approximately $64 million dollars in total. The Habitat Authority has established...

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