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News - July 6, 2012

City adopts plan to overhaul waste operations

Palo Alto looks to replace aged wastewater-treatment plant, decide on the future of composting

by Gennady Sheyner

As Palo Alto prepares to dramatically change how it handles its waste, city officials and residents remain at odds over the future of local composting and processing of food scraps and sewage sludge.

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