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MEDC Los Angeles Earthquake CASE STUDY

The Northridge earthquake occurred on January 17, 1994 at 4:31 AM The earthquake had a

"strong" moment magnitude of 6.7, but the ground acceleration was one of the highest ever
instrumentally recorded in an urban area in North America.
Seventy-two deaths were attributed to…

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anticipated result would be a shorter learning curve for waste handling and a potential expansion of
permanent facilities to process mixed and segregated wastes after cleanup activities were

Recycling Program
Overview: The City of Los Angeles developed a Demolition and Debris Removal Program to handle
the debris generated from…


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