May 11, 2015

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San Jose Planners Delay Decision on Newby Island Landfill Expansion

San Jose Mercury News

An anticipated outcome regarding the proposed capacity expansion of San Jose's Newby Island Landfill and Resource Recovery Park did not occur this week. Similar to actions taken in past months, San Jose Planning Commission voted 5-0 May 6 to again defer a decision on the dump's potential increase until a city-initiated odor study could be completed.

"The expansion is on ice," San Jose Planning, Building and Code Enforcement Department spokesperson Cheryl Wessling said after the meeting.

She said the vote means the city will not rely solely on a study Newby Island Landfill operator Republic Services of Santa Clara County provided.

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