County Prevails in Complaint over Trash Facility Permit
(Santa Ana, CA) — The director of the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) this week upheld a review by County regulators of the operating permit issued to Rainbow Environmental Services’ trash facility in Huntington Beach.
CalRecycle Director Scott Smithline vacated orders issued earlier this year by an administrative hearing officer who faulted the County’s permit review process for the facility. A comment letter had been submitted by officials with the Ocean View School District concerned about the trash operation’s impact on nearby Oak View Elementary School. Continue reading