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Orange County Makes Plans to Clear Air as Frustration Grows Over Stinky Landfill

Managers of an east Orange County landfill are considering testing the air quality inside people's homes as they continue to battle a nasty smell that's been causing problems for a year.

Some homeowners believe the gas responsible for the smell is getting trapped and concentrated in their houses.

But indoor testing is not on the county's long-term odor control plan.

A draft copy of the plan to tackle the problem goes into specifics about what workers are supposed to do to keep the smell from permeating the neighborhood and getting into people’s homes.

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