Supervisor Yaroslavsky Calls for New Environmental Review of Calabasas Landfill Amendment

July 10,  2013 – Third District Los Angeles County Supervisor, Zev Yaroslavsky, today called for new environmental review of the Sanitation District’s proposed amendment to the County Wasteshed Ordinance for the Calabasas Landfill.

“The Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) falls short of the mark in terms of scope, environmental analysis, consideration of related projects and community engagement,” he said.

Zev and his staff have a lengthy and sterling record of community outreach and of being responsive to constituent concerns.

The Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation with the Community Association of Saratoga Hills (CASH) brought the issues and impacts of the proposed amendment to Supervisor Yaroslavsky, who acted quickly to ensure public input and proper environmental review will be followed. His letter to the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County recommending that they conduct a new initial study, including an EIR if appropriate, can be read in its entirety here –  Letter 7.10.13

The Federation will address the environmental impacts and concerns of Saratoga Hills, Liberty Canyon and Old Agoura neighborhoods.

Kudos to Supervisor Yaroslavsky for his swift and definitive response, and for his dedication to the environment and his Santa Monica Mountain communities.