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Receiver Press Releases

July 31, 2017
Ordot Dump Post-Closure Care Operations

April 13 , 2016
Federal Receiver Awards Contract to Hawaiian Rock Products for Dero Road Rehabilitation

March 26, 2016
Federal Receiver Announces Official Hearing Held at the Ordot Dump

July 1, 2015
Federal Receiver Provides an Update to Set the Record Straight

May 20, 2015
Guam Solid Waste Authority Employees Work Together to Expedite Typhoon Dolphin Cleanup

May 19, 2015
Federal Receiver Warns of Potential Internet Scam Related to the Guam Solid Waste Authority

March 6, 2015
9th Circuit Court of Appeals Dismisses GovGuam Appeal of Judge Frances M. Tydingco-Gatewood’s Decision in the Ordot Dump Case

January 19, 2015
Household Hazardous Waste Facility and Harmon Residential Transfer Station to Open

April 22, 2014
Federal Receiver Provides an Update to Set the Record Straight

April 10, 2014
Federal Receiver Sets the Record Straight

December 12, 2013
Federal Receiver Issues Request for Proposals for Banking Services

November 8, 2013
Federal Receiver Issues Notice of Selection for Ordot Dump Closure Construction Management Services

November 1, 2013
Federal Receiver Awards Ordot Dump Closure Contract to Black Construction Corporation

October 24, 2013
Guam Solid Waste Authority Rolls Out New Islandwide Curbside Recycling Program

July 31, 2013
Federal Receiver to Implement Islandwide Curbside Recycling

July 2, 2013
Federal Receiver to Release Bid Documents for the Environmental Closure of the Ordot Dump

December 4, 2012
Guam Solid Waste Authority Constructing New Harmon Residential Transfer Station And Household Hazardous Waste Facility

October 5, 2012
Federal Receiver Announces Intent to Award Contract for Harmon Residential Transfer Station Construction to Maeda Pacific Corporation

February 6, 2012
Guam Solid Waste Authority Launches New Website

November 23, 2011
Curbside Recycling Pilot Project to Continue While Results Are Evaluated

October 4, 2011
Guam Solid Waste Authority Contracts with NAVFAC for Military Use of the Layon Landfill

September 26, 2011
Guam Solid Waste Authority Rolls Out Bulky and Metallic Collection Program

August 19, 2011
Ceremonies for Closing of Ordot Dump and Opening of the Layon Landfill Public and Media Invited to Milestone Events

October 12, 2010
Solid Waste Management Division Rolls Out Curbside Recycling Pilot Project
1,000 Households to Recycle Paper, Metal Cans and Certain Plastic Bottles in Wheeled Recycling Carts

September 29, 2010
Solid Waste Management Division Stops Service to Delinquent Customers

September 2, 2010
Federal Receiver for Guam Solid Waste Management Division Announces Improvements to Inarajan Wastewater Treatment Plant
DYE TRACE STUDY - September 7, 2010 – October 31, 2010

August 31, 2010
Office of Solid Waste Management Division Resumes Regular Business Schedule
Extended Saturday Hours No Longer Needed After Successful Trash Cart Program Rollout

July 12 , 2010
Federal Receiver Soliciting Expressions of Interest for providing Municipal Solid Waste Transfer Station and Transportation to Disposal Site

June 22 , 2010
New Trash Cart Program Rollout Successfully Completed

May 5 , 2010
Secure Online Payment Now an Option for Guam Solid Waste Management Division Trash Collection Customers

February 12 , 2010
New Trash Cart Program Rollout: Second Phase of Cart Delivery

January 22 , 2010
New Trash Cart Program Rollout in the Village of Yigo

January 16 , 2010
New Trash Cart Program Rollout in the Village of Dededo

January 8 , 2010
New Trash Cart Program Rollout in the Villages of Mangilao and Tamuning/Tumon/Harmon

January 1 , 2010
New Trash Cart Program Rollout in the Villages of Mongmong-Toto-Maite and Barriagada

December 26, 2009
New Trash Cart Program Rollout in the Village of Agat

December 11, 2009
Guam Solid Waste Management Division Announces Holiday Schedule

December 10, 2009
New Trash Cart Program Rollout in the Villages of Agana Heights/Hagatna and Asan-Maina/Piti

November 28, 2009
New Trash Cart Program Rollout in the Villages of Ordot and Sinajana

November 24, 2009
Federal Receiver Obtains Permits for Solid Waste Facility and Air Pollution Control for Layon Landfill
Permits from Guam Environmental Protection Agency Enable Landfill Construction to Move Forward

November 12, 2009
Federal Receiver Awards Contract to Black Construction Corporation to Complete Construction of Layon Landfill

September 28, 2009
Federal Receiver Announces Intent to Award Contract for Layon Landfill Access Roads and Utilities to Core Tech International

August 11, 2009
Important Layon Landfill Milestone: Letter of Technical Adequacy from GEPA

May 6, 2009
Federal Receiver Awards Contract for Wheeled and Covered Trash Carts to Far East Equipment Company
Major Milestone Towards Efficient, State-of-the-Art, Trash Collection Program

April 28, 2009
Ordot Dump to Close Sunday, Effective May 17
Monday through Saturday Hours Remain Unchanged

April 3, 2009
Important Layon Landfill Milestone: Hydrogeologic Assessment Approved by Guam Environmental Protection Agency

March 25, 2009
Agat, Dededo and Malojloj Transfer Stations To Add Sunday and Monday Hours and Close Tuesday and Wednesday
New schedule to take effect Sunday, April 5, 2009

January 30, 2009
Federal Receiver Awards Contract for Initial Work at Layon Landfill to Maeda Pacific Corporation

January 23, 2009
Three Bids Received for Initial Work at Layon Landfill
Contract to be Awarded Next Week

December 20, 2008
Effective Immediately, Mixed Paper Not Accepted for Recycling at Three Guam Facilities
Buyers for Recycled Mixed Paper Disappear Due to Global Recession

November 21, 2008
Trash Service Continues for All Solid Waste Management Division Customers
Address and Billing Verification in Process

September 12, 2008
GUAM RECYCLES! Becomes “Greener” with New Recycling Containers for Collection of Cardboard, Mixed Paper and Glass
Recycling Program to be Launched September 15

June 27, 2008
Receiver Announces Materials Ban at Transfer Facilities and Ordot Dump
Ban Will Improve Recycling and Increase Capacity at Ordot Dump Until New Landfill Opens

June 20, 2008
Jack L. Tucker Joins GBB as Senior Project Manager

April 21, 2008
Former Guam Environmental Protection Agency Chief Engineer Christopher A. Lund, P.E., Joins GBB

April 4, 2008
GBB Launches Guam Solid Waste Receivership Information Center Website
David L. Manning Sends Letters to Governor and Employees of Solid Waste Management Division

March 18, 2008
GBB to Assume Responsibilities of the Guam Solid Waste Management Division
United States District Court of Guam Appoints GBB as Receiver

 

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