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Mayors get busy on junk car removal

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by Lannie Walker

Guam - Representatives from the Mayor's Council of Guam will be meeting with the Guam Environmental Protection Agency to ensure that department, along with the General Services Agency, are all working off the same page when it come so the Islandwide White Goods and Junk Car Cleanup Program.

According to Sinajana Vice-Mayor Robert Hoffman, they are working to ensure internal controls are in place.  "I think GSA's concerns are valid and EPA's concerns are just making sure the project is being done correctly by people who are certified to remove the metal.  Anyone can easily can come and crush a car. I can take a car if I had the proper equipment, but it's just a matter of making sure the people removing the junk are up to par with their certificates," he said.

The cleanup has suffered several setbacks and delays, but according to Hoffman things are finally moving forward. He adds they are currently working to ensure all of the main contractors are subcontractors are properly certified to do the work.

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