Solid Waste Authority

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    Palm Beach County Closer to Importing Trash for Money

    Palm Beach County is a dump. Or, at least, it's going to be, after county commissioners voted 4-3 vote to seek bids from waste haulers from all parts outside of Palm Beach just so they can land some big money for a new incinerator. The commissioners argue that the money would give trash revenues ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    KBR Subsidiary Wins Contract to Build Trash Burner in Palm Beach

    Flickr user: U.S. ArmyKBR has a horrific track record in Iraq.​Despite protests by union workers, environmentalists, and competitors, the Palm Beach County Commission yesterday handed one of its largest public works contracts to a company owned by controversial war contractor KBR.Acting as the Sol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Corrupt Contractor KBR Under Fire in Palm Beach County; Anyone Surprised?

    Flickr user: The U.S. ArmySoldiers in Iraq know KBR's sordid history.​A front-page story in today's Palm Beach Post blasts the Houston-based engineering and construction firm Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR) for not hiring enough local workers on its $200 million solid waste project in western Palm ... More >>

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    June 24, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    One of the Worst Contractors in Iraq Lands in Palm Beach County

    Palm Beach County is running so smoothly these days, what it really needs is a taste of Iraqi-style contracting. Private companies rake in billions of dollars supporting the military operations in that stunningly successful war, so why shouldn't they also earn a buck or two at home? That's where Ke ... More >>

  • News

    November 23, 2006

    RIP, Silver

    Landfill Memorial