TITLE

Solid-waste agencies turn to user fees for revenue

AUTHOR(S)
Kinnander, Ola
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;03/18/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30601, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that solid-waste agencies are turning to user fees for revenue in the United States. Elimination of fees for dumping trash; Lowering of tipping fees.
ACCESSION #
1693822

 

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