A Joshua tree in the desert. (AP Photo)

LA sanitation ends plans for dump near Joshua Tree

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County’s sanitation districts are no longer pursuing plans to build a 4,000-acre landfill near Joshua Tree National Park on former mine land. David Rothbart, supervising engineer at the Sanitation […]


Calif. toxic landfill hit for spills

KETTLEMAN CITY, Calif. (AP) – A Central California hazardous waste dump with a history of fines now finds itself with another headache: the state has issued 72 violations for spills that went unreported. The state […]