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Waste dump on reservation told to stop burning

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THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2003

The Environmental Protection Agency ordered a waste recycling company on the Torres-Martinez Desert Cahuilla Reservation in California to stop burning.

The company, owned by tribal members, faces $5,000 in daily fines. The EPA says the burning causes air pollution.

Get the Story:
EPA nixes trash burning on reservation (The Palm Springs Desert Sun 5/8)
EPA orders an end to burning at dump (The Riverside Press-Enterprise 5/8)
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