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Garbage problem can’t be dumped in neighbor’s yard

By Cynthia Oi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 03, 2012

~~<p>Pity the poor staffer in the mayor&rsquo;s office who had the miserable task of telling the boss that a consultant&rsquo;s &ldquo;data error&rdquo; had messed up the ranking of possible landfill sites.</p>
<p>The mistake will only further inflame disagreements that develop whenever landfills are brought up because no one wants garbage dumps anywhere nearby, though the detritus of modern life is everyone&rsquo;s problem.</p>
~~

Pity the poor staffer in the mayor’s office who had the miserable task of telling the boss that a consultant’s “data error” had messed up the ranking of possible landfill sites.

The mistake will only further inflame disagreements that develop whenever landfills are brought up because no one wants garbage dumps anywhere nearby, though the detritus of modern life is everyone’s problem. Login for more...



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