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Thursday, December 13, 2012

The North Plains City Council may pull its support for extending the food processing permit at the nearby large composting plant, Nature's Needs.

The permit approved by the commission is scheduled to expire at the end of the year. The council had previously recommended that the permit be extended until September 2013. The extension was intended to allow Recology, the company that owns Nature’s Needs, to prove that it could control the odors that have sparked protests from city residents.

But the council indicated it was willing to change its position after a Nov. 3 meeting where dozens of residents complained the odors were continuing and ruining the quality of their lives. The city received 176 odor complaints in October and 76 in November.

Read more at The Portland Tribune.

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