Explore cancellation of landfill contract, councilwoman urges

The deal with Waste Management of Hawaii has termination clauses, a city official says

Gordon Y.K. Pang
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The federal indictment of Waste Management of Hawaii and two of its top officials last week over their handling of Oahu’s landfill has Hono­lulu City Council members seeking answers and at least one questioning whether the city should continue its 20-year operating contract.

Councilwoman Kymberly Pine’s district includes the Leeward Coast where overflow from the Wai­ma­nalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill caused syringes and other needles to wash onto the shoreline in January 2011.

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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
5 May 2014

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