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National Solid Wastes Management Association

Potential legal issues abound in trash-to-ethanol contract

Some Lake County solid waste officials said they are just as concerned by the legal risks of preserving the controversial trash-to-ethanol contract as the litigation that could result from canceling it.

August 29, 2012 7:15 pm
Lake County dodging a legal bullet on trash disposal?

Lake County dodging a legal bullet on trash disposal?

The Lake County Solid Waste Management District could avoid potential litigation — but invite other legal problems — if the trash-to-ethanol contract dies between now and April 2.

February 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos


Trash-to-ethanol controversy swirls

Trash-to-ethanol controversy swirls

Lake County municipal leaders and solid waste officials spent much of 2010 debating the potential liability to taxpayers that public ownership of a planned trash-to-ethanol facility would create.

December 26, 2010 12:00 am Related
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