CHICAGO -- Lack of control over the flow of garbage as a result of a U.S. Supreme Court decision earlier this year has contributed to the shutdown of bond-financed waste incinerators in two Ohio cities.

Municipal market observers said the closing of city plants by Columbus and Akron is the first such action they are aware of since a May 16 Supreme Court ruling in C&A Carbone vs. Clarkstown, N. Y., struck down local flow control ordinances.

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