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Sonoma County Compost Operation Now at Pivotal Point

Sonoma County Compost Operation Now at Pivotal Point

Supporters of the imperiled Sonoma Compost Company are expected to turn out in force Wednesday for a decision that they say could spell the end of Sonoma County’s primary composting facility, located atop the county landfill west of Cotati.

The decades-old operation could be forced to close as soon as June 1 because Sonoma Compost officials say they cannot meet an October deadline — spurred by a federal Clean Water Act lawsuit — aimed at halting pollution into a nearby creek.

Representatives of the compost company said they were preparing this week for the possible closure while lobbying county officials to keep the green waste handler in business while it finds a new long-term location.

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