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Broward, Fla., Wants More Trash Burned, Less Stuck in Landfill

Waste Management's request to shut down one of two energy-producing trash incinerators in Broward County crashed and burned Tuesday at an all day workshop, where a majority of county commissioners said the idea is a step back environmentally.

Though no vote was taken, commissioners lined up against the idea after listening to scores of North Broward residents complain about the Monarch Hill landfill stinking up their neighborhoods and attracting birds that leave unsightly splatters on their cars.

Continue reading at Sun-Sentinel.com

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