When Westchester County, N.Y., decided to build an incinerator in the late 1970s, seven towns opted not to join the county's waste disposal program.

Now, years later, one of the towns, New Castle, has asked the county legislature's for permission to bring its garbage to the incinerator, a refuse-fired power plant that opened in 1984. The one-year deal would allow New Castle to burn its trash for a tipping fee. The county is reviewing the town's request.

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