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Archive for the ‘Spokane County Solid Waste’ Category

Spokane Waste Alliance

May 24, 2011

Mr. Al French, Chairman Spokane County Board of Commissioners. Dear Mr. French, Thank you, for your effort in resolving long-standing inequities involving our Spokane Regional Solid Waste System. There are two specific issues that should be fully vetted before moving forward with the proposed regional solid waste management alliance. 1.¬† Independent Accounting. All parties to […]

Recycling for $$$

November 28, 2010

Spokane Waste

October 20, 2010

Finally, Spokane’s nightmarish waste-to-energy bond payments ($250 million over 20 years) are about to end, and hopefully along with it, the Regional Solid Waste System. County commissioners are circulating a draft interlocal agreement amongst the various municipalities to form a new Solid Waste Alliance (http://spokanewastetoenergy.com/DraftInterlocal.doc). Regrettably, this first draft has some major flaws that need […]

The Government Can!

September 9, 2009

* * 9/12 Project Rally Spokane River Front Park Clock Tower Noon on Saturday, September 12th 2009 * * The following letter is believed to be by Michael Selker. Tea Partiers Call Movement Better Organized Than GOP Using a dozen social networking sites to mobilize constituents opposed to big-government spending, the grassroots movement has taken […]


September 2, 2009

* Open Letter to the Mayor of Airway Heights * Dear Mayor, Thank you, for your interest in Regional Solid Waste matters. It appears the county will soon adopt a Solid Waste Management Plan, which will then make its way to your jurisdiction for approval. There is a high probability that a series of conflicts […]

The American Form of Government

August 5, 2009

* Ok,¬† maybe its dumb trucks, but still…. * * Spokane County is updating its Solid Waste Plan. Questions for dENSA Rate Payers: Are you content with the number of transfer stations available¬† under this plan, or would additional transfer stations be beneficial to county residents? Are you content with the number of recycling and […]