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December 22, 2014

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A flood control channel is shown on the top of Sunrise Landfill during a media tour Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. In 1998, a storm damaged the landfill cap, sending waste into the Las Vegas Wash and Lake Mead. The tour marked the completion of $36 million in storm control construction.

Steve Marcus

A flood control channel is shown on the top of Sunrise Landfill during a media tour Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. In 1998, a storm damaged the landfill cap, sending waste into the Las Vegas Wash and Lake Mead. The tour marked the completion of $36 million in storm control construction.