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August 7, 2016 - Pacific Daily News
Dededo transfer station closure hurts trash collection

August 4, 2016 - KUAM News
Status report details compliance with Ordot consent decree

August 4, 2016 - Pacific Daily News
Trash fees unpaid for GovGuam agencies

May 3, 2016 - Pacific Daily News
OUR VIEW: Judge right to keep solid waste receiver in charge

May 2, 2016 - Pacific News Center
Judge Rules in Favor of Receiver's Financing Plan for Ordot Dump

April 13, 2016 - The Guam Daily Post
Federal receiver awards $1.77M Dero Road contract

March 29, 2016 - KUAM News
Bond to cover post-closure costs for Ordot could come soon

March 29, 2016 - Pacific Daily News
Ordot Dump 'officially closed'; hearing Tuesday

March 29, 2016 - The Guam Daily Post
Judge 'happy' with Ordot Dump closure

March 28, 2016 - Pacific News Center
Judge Francis Tydincgo-Gatewood Takes Tour of Closed Ordot Dump

March 27, 2016 - KUAM News
Final environmental closure for Ordot Dump

March 24, 2016 - KUAM News
Gatewood, officials to tour Ordot Dump

October 21, 2015 - KUAM News
Closure of Ordot Dump projected before New Year's

August 26, 2015 - KUAM News
GSWA spokesperson Alicia Fejeran is interviewed about the Harmon Solid Waste Transfer Station:

May 29, 2015 - KUAM News
Chief judge decides not to go with GovGuam's plan

May 29, 2015 - Pacific Daily News
Solid waste receivership won't end this year

May 28, 2015 - Pacific News Center
GBB to Develop Financing Plan for Ordot Closure Care per Judge's Orders

May 28, 2015 - Mariana's Variety
Solid waste receiver warns of potential Internet scam

April 20, 2015 - Mariana's Variety
Hazardous waste facility a successful operation

March 6, 2015 - Pacific News Center
9TH Circuit Dismisses GovGuam Appeal in Ordot Dump Case

March 6, 2015 - Mariana's Variety
$10.9M in tax credits for Layon landowners

March 6, 2015 - Pacific News Center
GBB: Governor's Office Withholding Information to Protect Calvo Family

March 6, 2015 - Pacific Daily News
Receiver files tax credit figures: GBB estimates payments to former owners of Layon land

March 5, 2015 - KUAM News
Federal receiver submits quarterly report

January 24, 2015 - Pacific Daily News

January 23, 2015 - Kuam News
Harmon solid waste station opens

January 23, 2015 - Pacific Daily News
New waste facility opens in Harmon

January 21, 2015 - Marianas Variety
Harmon facility one more sign of progress

January 20, 2015 - Pacific Daily News
Hazardous waste facility to open: Residents can use Solid Waste's new Harmon site starting Friday

January 20, 2015 - Marianas Variety
Harmon solid waste transfer station, new waste facility to open

January 19, 2015 - Kuam News
Hazardous waste facility opening Friday

January 17, 2015 - Pacific Daily News
EPA approves Harmon waste site permit

January 16, 2015 - Kuam News
EPA signs off on permit for Harmon waste facility

April 22, 2014 - Pacific News Center
GBB Issues Response to What It Says Is "Inaccurate Information Being Spread by the Governor's Office"

April 3 , 2014 - Pacific Daily News
Receiver rebuts cost allegations

April 2, 2014 - Pacific News Center
GBB Disappointed the Governor Has "Chosen Mudslinging Over Cooperation"

March 26, 2014 - Pacific Daily News
Reject: Senators shouldn't even consider the incinerator contract

January 20, 2014 - Pacific News Center
Capping of Ordot Dump About to Begin

January 17, 2014 - Marianas Variety
GBB outlines Ordot closure plan

January 17, 2014 - Pacific Daily News
Ordot dump closure explained

January 16, 2014 - Kuam News
Federal receiver shares plans to close dump

Nov. 4, 2013 - Kuam News
Guam Solid Waste delivers 4,000 carts

Nov. 4, 2013 - Pacific News Center
Curbside Recycling Program Generates Three Tons of Recyclables in Less Than Two Weeks

October 25, 2013 - Pacific News Center
Guam Solid Waste Authority Rolls Out Curbside Recycling

October 25, 2013 - Kuam News
800 recycle bins delivered to Yigo homes

October 25, 2013 - Kuam News
Judge grants full substitution of AG's Office in Ordot case

October 25, 2013 - Pacific News Center
District Court Judge Grants Administration's Request to Replace AG as Legal Counsel in Solid Waste Case

October 24, 2013 - Pacific Daily News
Curbside recycling program rolls out

October 24, 2013 - Kuam News
Recycling carts coming to Yigo subdivision

October 24, 2013 - Pacific News Center
Guam Solid Waste Authority Rolls Out New Islandwide Curbside Recycling Program Starting FRIDAY

September 23, 2013 - Pacific Daily News
Bids received for dump closure

September 20, 2013 - Pacific News Center
Black Construction Submits Lowest Bid to Close Ordot Dump

August 22, 2013 - Kuam News
Federal judge approves islandwide recycling program

August 22, 2013 - Pacific Daily News
Free recycling program approved

August 10, 2013 - KUAM News

August 2, 2013 - Pacific Daily News
How the recycling program will work: Most residential customers will be added in the next 3 months

August 1, 2013 - Pacific Daily News
Recycling gets green light: Free curbside program to start in 3 months

July 31, 2013 - Pacific News Center

July 31, 2013 - KUAM News
Curbside recycling could come soon

June 30, 2013 - Pacific Daily News
GBB: Dump projects will go up for bid soon

June 28, 2013 - KUAM News
Federal receiver refutes claims of bankruptcy

June 27, 2013 - Pacific Daily News
Judge orders GovGuam to work with solid waste receiver

June 26, 2013 - Pacific News Center

 

May 21, 2013 - Pacific News Center


May 17, 2013 - Pacific Daily News
Judge won't tolerate delay in landfill transfer

May 17, 2013 - Pacific News Center
Judge Rejects Adelup's Request to Sub Counsel in Layon Case Declaring "The Court Will Not Tolerate Any Delay"

April 17, 2013 - KUAM News
Draft design for Ordot Dump closure completed

November 14, 2012 - Pacific News Center
Guam Has 17% Recycling Rate

October 8, 2012 - Pacific News Center
Cap and Cover Schedule for Closed Dump in Ordot on Track

October 8, 2012 - Mariana's Variety
GBB awards $2.41M solid waste contract

October 5, 2012 - Pacific News Center
Federal Receiver Announces Intent to Award Contract for Harmon Transfer Station to Maeda Pacific

October 4, 2012 - KUAM News
Maeda to be awarded $2.4M contract

September 12, 2012 - KUAM News
Receiver says GRRP needs more fact-checking

July 29, 2012 - Pacific Daily News
Elected officials must make decision
(Letter from Receiver Representative David L. Manning)

July 18 , 2012 - Pacific News Center
GBB Warns Tipping Fees Will Have to Rise If GovGuam Wants to Keep Pace With Rising Bond Payment

 

April 11, 2012 - KUAM News
Updates on Solid Waste Division 

February 6, 2012 - Pacific News Center
Guam Solid Waste Authority Launches New Website

December 10, 2011 - KUAM News
GBB investigating Ordot Dump area

December 6, 2011 - KUAM News
Receiver opposes second landfill

December 4, 2011 - KUAM News
GBB: curbside recycling effort continues

November 23 , 2011 - Pacific News Center
Curbside Recycling Pilot Project to Continue While Results Are Evaluated

October 4, 2011 - Pacific News Center
GBB Makes Trash Deal With DoD for Use of New Layon Landfill

September 26, 2011 - Pacific News Center
Guam Solid Waste Authority Rolls Out Bulky Waste Collection Program

September 1, 2011 - Pacific News Center
Ribbon Cut To Officially Open New Layon Landfill

 

September 1, 2011 - Marianas Variety
Historic Moment - Layon landfill opens, Ordot closes

September 1, 2011 - KUAM News
New Layon landfill opens in Inarajan

August 31, 2011 - Pacific News Center
Locking the Gate on the Ordot Dump, Now the Cleanup Begins

 

August 31, 2011 - Pacific News Center
GBB Quarterly Report: Ordot Closed; Layon Opening, Major Milestone Achieved

August 31, 2011 - Pacific News Center
Ordot Dump Closing TODAY

August 31, 2011 - Pacific News Center
U.S. EPA: Ordot Dump Closed, New Layon Landfill Opening

August 30, 2011 - Pacific Daily News
Finally: Kudos to receiver for hitting dump deadline; making improvements

August 18, 2011 - Marianas Variety
Countdown for Ordot Dump closure starts

August 18, 2011 - KUAM News
Public Layon tours start September 5

August 17, 2011 - Pacific News Center
Federal Court Orders to Hold Formal Ceremonies for Ordot Closure and Layon Opening

April 19, 2011 - KUAM News
Court OKs increase for commercial haulers

April 15, 2011 - K57
Receiver Representative David Manning is interviewed by Ray Gibson about the closing of the Ordot Dump and opening the Layon Landfill.

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Part 2 (29 minutes):  

April 14, 2011 -Pacific News Center
Layon Landfill Opening & Ordot Closing Set for August 31

 

April 14, 2011 -Mariana's Variery
Ordot to close and new landfill to open on Aug. 31

April 14, 2011 - KUAM News
GBB finalizes Layon operations contract

April 14, 2011 - KUAM News
Residents optimistic about dump's closure

March 16, 2011 -Pacific News Center
GBB Begins Repayment of Section 30 Funds to GovGuam

March 16, 2011 - KUAM News
GBB makes $1.5M payment to GovGuam

February 15, 2011 - KUAM News
Receiver says Layon will open on time

February 1, 2011 - Pacific News Center
GBB: Layon on Schedule; Road & Bridge Construction Should not Delay Summer Opening of Landfill

December 10, 2010 - KUAM News
New landfill's construction on track

December 10, 2010 - Marianas Variety
Federal receiver says $3.7M dump fund missing

December 9, 2010 - Pacific News Center
GovGuam Dipping Into Solid Waste Accounts for Cash

October 12, 2010 - KUAM News
GBB launches pilot curbside recycling project

October 12, 2010 - Pacific News Center
GBB: Solid Waste Division Rolls Out Curbside Recycling Project

October 6, 2010 - Guam News Watch
Collecting Trash on Guam

September 30, 2010 - Pacific News Center
Trash Service Being Cut Off to Delinquent Customers

September 2, 2010 - Pacific News Center
GBB To Fund Improvements to Inarajan Treatment Plant

September 2, 2010 - KUAM News
Dye being used to test Inarajan waters

August 20, 2010 - Pacific News Center
Federal Receiver GBB Seeks Information from Companies Interested in Pilot Recycling Program

August 20, 2010 - Pacific News Center
GBB Looking For Interest In Pilot Recycling Program

August 20, 2010 - KUAM News
GBB initiates pilot curbside recycling program

August 14, 2010 - KUAM News
Layon work coming along, says GBB

August 13, 2010 - Pacific News Center
District Court Approves Delinquency Plan for Those Who Don't Pay Their Trash Bills

August 12, 2010 - KUAM News
GBB's plans revamp payments approved

August 12, 2010 - K57
Travis Coffman Interviews David Manning:

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August 12, 2010 - Marianas Variety
Trash pickup fee up $7

August 11, 2010 - Pacific News Center
Progress At Layon. But Will the Roads and Bridges Be Ready When the New Landfill Opens?

July 12, 2010 - KUAM News
Bidders sought for waste transfer station

June 22, 2010 - KUAM News
Trash cart rollout effort completed

May 5, 2010 - KUAM News
Cover your trash bill online with GUAMPAY.com

April 19, 2010 - KUAM News
Procedures underway to close Ordot Dump

April 8, 2010 - KUAM News
Chief judge gets update on landfill

February 12, 2010 - KUAM News
Over 16,000 new trash carts being distributed

February 1, 2010 - KUAM News
Over 11,000 register for new trash carts

January 7, 2010 - KUAM News
More central trash cart program registrations

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