November 29, 2023
SCL LEA will be holding a Board of Director Meeting on December 7, 2023 at 2:30 pm. The meeting location will be at Room 1060 (10th Floor), at the Los Angeles City Hall, 200 North Spring Street. Meeting Agenda and supporting documents can be viewed at the "Meetings and Agendas" page of this website.
November 16, 2023
Republic Services has submitted a revised 2023 Wet Weather Preparedness Report (November 2023) which reflects comments from various agencies on the initial draft. The Sunshine Canyon Landfill Local Enforcement Agency is currently reviewing this revised version, and is available for downloading (by clicking on the document in the Attachments below).
November 9, 2023
Ms. Dee Lugo (Co-Program Manager) of the Sunshine Canyon Landfill was awarded the 2023 Ralph Hunter Memorial Award for 2023. The Ralph Hunter Memorial Award recognizes an individual who has made a major impact to the LEA/solid waste field. SCL LEA's Co-Program Manager, David Thompson, was awarded the same recognition in 2017. The award recognizes an individual who has made a major impact to the LEA/solid waste field by development of a special or new program, involvement with educational activities, involvement on committees and/or workgroups, involvement in the permitting and/or enforcement process, or any special achievement which enhances the delivery of protecting the public health and other environmental health principles through the LEA/EA program. Our SCL LEA is blessed to be guided by two Ralph Hunter award winners.
October 26, 2023
The staff of Council District 12 toured the Sunshine Canyon Landfill and got a view of the daily operations of the landfill.
October 17, 2023
The SCL LEA has received an application for a 5-year permit review from Sunshine Canyon Landfill. The SCL LEA has started its review of the documents. The permit review report is required to be completed by December 27, 2023. The submitted package can be downloaded from the "Documents" page of this website.
October 3, 2023
Republic Services has submitted their 2023 Wet Weather Prepardness Report for SCL LEA Review. The document can be downloaded by going to the "Documents" page of this website.
February 3, 2023
The SCL LEA Board of Directors Meeting will be held “in person” going forward until further notice. Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the COVID-19 State of Emergency will end on February 28, 2023; and Mayor Karen Bass of the City of Los Angeles announced that the COVID-19 Declaration of Local Emergency will end on February 1, 2023. Both announcements are attached below for your reference.
December 2, 2022
The SCL LEA Board of Directors Meeting is scheduled for December 8, 2022. Due to continued COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be conducted online to minimize the spread of the disease, protect our communities and the environment. Details for how to participate in the MS Teams meeting and Agenda Items will be posted on the "Meetings and Agendas" page of this website.
November 4, 2022
The SCL LEA Board of Directors will be conducting a "Special Meeting" on November 8, 2022. California Assembly Bill 361 (AB 361) modified Brown Act requirements to allow a legislative body to continue the use of remote meetings during a proclaimed State of Emergency such as COVID pandemic. This meeting is convened to make findings and determine the right to teleconferencing in accordance with AB 361 requirements. The meeting will be conducted virtually via MS Teams. Details for how to participate in the MS Teams meeting and Meeting Agenda will be posted on the "Special Meetings and Agendas" page of this website.
December 7, 2021
The SCL LEA Board of Directors Meeting is scheduled for December 16, 2021. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Safer-At-Home Orders, this meeting will be conducted virtually via MS Teams. Details for how to participate in the MS Teams meeting and Agenda Items will be posted on the "Meetings and Agendas" page of this website.
November 19, 2021
(Picture of CSUN / UCLA Students, see below)
Sunshine Canyon Landfill site visit by students from UCLA Sustainability Class (several students working on aerial / remote monitoring of landfill emissions); .....and also by students from Cal State Northridge NASA-funded research team on a National Science Foundation project to evaluate updating the organics solid waste management infrastructure (from processing to disposal to regulatory enforcement) using multi-disciplinary approach and also evaluating the potential of using innovative digital tools to improve facility efficiency and improve worker health and safety of the industry. The Sunshine Canyon Landfill and the SCL LEA are the case study reference best management practices entities and have been asked to help provide guidance in these research studies.