Total number of violations issued by BAAQMD to the top 3 odor polluters over the past 3 years.
More than 1,000 odor complaints were recorded in Milpitas area during the past 4 months. Air quality inspectors were able to trace confirmed complaints to the following sources.
1. Newby Island Landfill (72%)
2. Newby Island Recycler (23%)
3. ZWED (5%)
BAAQMD is working to strengthen its odor enforcement efforts updates here.
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