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Tribe's landfill battle rests on election day


Voters in San Diego County, California, are being asked to overturn approval of a landfill opposed by the Pala Band of Mission Indians.

The tribe and its allies are backing Proposition B on the November 2 ballot. They say the Gregory Canyon landfill will pollute the water supply and harm sacred sites.

The tribe has spent about $2.6 million on the initiative, The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports. The landfill developers have spent $2.63 million.

Voters previously approved the landfill in 1994 but the tribe and environmental groups say new information warrants a second vote.

Get the Story:
Tribe battles landfill plans (The Riverside Press-Enterprise 10/29)
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Money still pouring in against, for Prop. B (The San Diego Union-Tribune 10/29)

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