San Francisco Won't Send Trash to Yuba County

March 2, 2015

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San Francisco Won't Send Trash to Yuba County

San Francisco has pulled out of an agreement to send garbage via railroad to a Yuba County landfill that would have netted about $2 million annually for the county.

The plan to construct a 1.5-mile railroad spur to the Ostrom Road landfill near Wheatland, owned by Recology, is still in the environmental review phase, and while the withdrawal of San Francisco is a setback, the company plans to continue forward to complete the project and find a new partner, Dave Vaughn, vice president and group manager with Recology, said Thursday.

San Francisco likely withdrew from the agreement because the project would not have been completed in the time it needed the facility, Vaughn said.

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