LA Can Dump Biowaste In Kern County For Now: Judge

Law360, New York (June 10, 2011, 5:58 PM EDT) -- A California state court on Thursday temporarily revoked an ordinance preventing Los Angeles from spreading treated sewer sludge on property in a neighboring county, concluding the city was likely to succeed in its efforts to overturn the county's ban.

In issuing a preliminary injunction, Judge Lloyd L. Hicks ruled there was a reasonable probability that Los Angeles would succeed in striking down Measure E, an initiative passed by Kern County, Calif., voters in 2006 that banned the land application of so-called biosolids in the county, according...
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