WASHINGTON - The Public Securities Association is lobbying intensively for legislation to give local governments authority to control the flow of garbage within their borders.

The Supreme Court's ruling on Monday in C&A Carbone v. Clarkstown, N.Y., which struck down local flow control ordinances, "has put greater urgency on the public officials' side" of the legislative debate, said Micah Green, the PSA'S executive vice president.

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