Our mission first and foremost is to stop the burning at the dump permanently. After the burning is stopped we want to help the Los Cabos community find ways to successfully deal with the waste management issue.


March 14, 2014

CCFCAIR Petition

CCFCAIR is circulating a petition to the Muncipal President of Los Cabos requesting that priority be given to improving the Palo Escopeta landfill.

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March 14, 2014

December 27, 2013 Palo Escopeta Dump Burns Again

On December 27, 2013 the Palo Escopeta dump catches fire again releasing toxic smoke that blew over the coastal communities of Los Cabos.

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August 17, 2013

May 2013 Fire

June 01, 2013

The Palo Escopeta fire has once again burned, this time for a total of 9 days (May 16 – 25, 2013).

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October 15, 2008

Fire at Municipal Trash Dump quickly extinguished

12:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, October 14, 2008
Zacatitos residents were again exposed to toxic smoke coming from the Los Cabos municipal trash dump. A thick cloud covered the entire community.

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May 09, 2008

May 6 Residents meeting with Muncipal President Rene Nunez Cosio

Los Zacatitos and East Cape residents, real estate brokers, environmentalists and teachers - approximately twenty in all - met newly installed Mayor Rene Nunez Cosio and his staff at San Jose del Cabo City Hall offices on May 6th 1 p.m. to discuss with the city administration our ongoing Palo Escopeta Dump burn problems, recycling, education and the environment.

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