Power plant noise at landfill annoys some residents

Sound described as ‘constant buzzing’

A power plant operating at the Calabasas Landfill may be producing sustainable energy, but the noise coming from the machinery has led to complaints by Old Agoura residents.

Dick Gaines, who lives on Chesebro Road, said the noise from the plant east of the Agoura community and north of Saratoga Hills sounds like a “bad swimming pool pump motor.”

“All of the neighbors have complained about it,” Gaines said.

Mark McDannel, an engineer with the Sanitation Districts o...

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