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Resource ID: #13576
Subject: Conflicts Of Interest
Source: Times (Munster, Ind.)
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Date: 21-Jul-96

Description

The Times explores the dual roles that a politically connected partnership played in bringing a waste company to Gary (Ind.) to take over the city's dump. The Triad partnership represented both the city of Gary and Mid-American Waste Services. After Triad's negotiations with Waste Management failed, the partnership brought in its other client, Mid-American, and cut a deal which offered far fewer benefits to Gary than Waste Management offered. Mid-American then secretly paid Triad millions of dollars. (July 21, 1996)

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