What We’ve Done


• Aug. 2000 — Sanitation Districts agree to purchase the landfill from Gold Fields’ Arid Operations contingent upon resolution of litigation

• Dec. 2002 — Legal challenge resolved. Sanitation Districts completes landfill purchase

• Sept. 2003 to Feb. 2005 — Comprehensive master plan for landfill development completed

• Oct. 2005 — 1,848 acres of the landfill property fenced. 32 desert tortoises relocated outside the fence

• Feb. 2007— Completed construction of 2-million gallon water tank and power supply facilities

• Dec. 2008 — Roads, Drainages, and Cell 1 Liner construction completed

• 2009 — All construction of landfill infrastructure completed, including operations facilities and water distribution systems.  Site ready to receive waste by truck

• 2010 to 2011 — Rail yard and rail spur construction





 
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