Bond issue approved for Los Angeles County landfill improvements

Los Angeles County officials approved a $40 million bond issue for improvements and expansion of the Calabasas Landfill. According to an article in the Los Angeles Daily News, improvements will be made to the landfill to protect the groundwater and prepare undeveloped areas for future use. John Gulledge, head of the Solid Waste Management Department at the County Sanitation Districts, told the paper there are not any current problems associated with the landfill; however, the improvements are to prepare for problems that may arise in the future.