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Palm Beach County: Certify hurricane truck haulers to avoid FEMA fraud

By Tony Doris - Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

Ten years after the last spasm of hurricanes, the county’s Solid Waste Authority still faces audits over how much FEMA cash they doled out to debris haulers.

To keep future problems to a minimum, the authority is telling cities that if they want to dump debris at its landfill and temporary sites after the next hurricane, the authority will first have to certify their trucks to get accurate measures of how much debris they haul.

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