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For more information, contact:
David L. Manning, Special Principal Associate
Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc.
Federal Receiver


Guam Solid Waste Authority Accepting Bids for No Longer Needed Heavy Equipment

(Guam, May 1, 2012) – Federal Receiver Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) today announced that it will accept sealed bids for the sale of certain heavy equipment that is no longer needed by the Guam Solid Waste Authority (GWSA) as a result of the closing of the Ordot Dump. This equipment includes:

  • Four Freightliner CL120 Dump Bodies
    Model Year: 2003. Used to haul coral to the Ordot Dump for use as daily cover.
  • One Caterpillar 963C Track Loader
    Model Year: 2003. Used to grade elevations and push waste items at the Ordot Dump.
  • One Caterpillar D-8R D&R Track Type Dozer
    Model Year: 2003. Used to push waste items and cover material at the Ordot Dump.
  • One Caterpillar D-9RS D9 Dozer with ripper
    Model Year: 2003. Used to push waste items and cover material at the Ordot Dump.
  • One Hyundai R360LC 330 BL Hydraulic Excavator with bucket
    Model Year: 2004. Used to spread and compact daily cover at the Ordot Dump.

Sealed bids will be accepted until Friday, June 1, 2012, by 2:00 p.m. Interested parties may make an appointment to inspect the equipment and all available paperwork for each piece of equipment by contacting either Chace Anderson or Linda Ibanez at,, or 671-646-3111. A copy of the complete bid package and current photographs of the equipment can be obtained by interested parties from the GSWA Website at or, in person, at the GSWA Building located at 542 North Marine Corps Drive, Tamuning, Guam 96913.

About GSWA
The GSWA is a public agency, created by Guam Public Law 31-20. The agency is a totally self-funded operation whose mission is to help its customers dispose of their trash in an environmentally safe and regulated manner. Each week, GSWA employees collect curbside trash from approximately 17,000 GSWA customers. GSWA also receives trash collected by commercial haulers and transported to the Hauler’s Transfer Station. In all, the GSWA handles more than 90,000 tons of material a year. GSWA diverts material away from the landfill through services such as the Bulky and Metallic Waste curbside collection, recycling facilities at the Residential Transfer Stations, and prohibition of certain recyclables from being disposed at the Layon Landfill. For more information on GSWA, visit


Freightliner CL120


Caterpillar 963C


Caterpillar D-8R


Caterpillar D-9RS



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About Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc., Receiver
In a Court Order dated March 17, 2008, U.S. District Court Judge Frances M. Tydingco-Gatewood appointed GBB to be Receiver with full responsibility for bringing the Guam Solid Waste Management Division into compliance with the 2004 Consent Decree for violation of the Clean Water Act. As Receiver, GBB’s objective is to work with Guam’s government, the GSWA, solid waste companies, the people of Guam, and the U.S. military to establish a long-term, financially viable and sustainable waste management system for Guam. For more information on the receivership, visit

GBB is a national solid waste management consulting firm headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area that works on solid waste collection, processing, recycling and disposal issues, and assists in planning, procuring, and implementing sound, cost-effective facilities and services at the local, state, and national levels for both the public and private sectors. Since 1980, GBB has planned and developed a wide range of integrated waste management programs that use the latest technologies to improve efficiency, save money, enhance customer service, and protect the environment. For more information on the firm and its products and services, please visit or call 1-703-573-5800.


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