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                           Before the
                FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                     Washington, D.C. 20554


In the Matter of                 )
                                )
WASTE MANAGEMENT HOLDINGS,       )    Acct. No. 200132080053  
INC.                             )    File No. EB-00-IH-0115
                                 )
Licensee of Various Land Mobile 
Stations 


                  MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER

     Adopted:  April 20, 2001           Released:  April 23, 2001

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau: 

1.   By this Memorandum Opinion and  Order we adopt the  attached 
Consent Decree entered  into between the  Enforcement Bureau  and 
Waste Management Holdings,  Inc. (``WMHI'').  We  find, that  the 
Consent Decree  provides for  an  appropriate resolution  of  the 
Bureau's investigation into WMHI's  compliance with Sections  301 
and 310(d) and of  the Communications Act  of 1934, as  amended,1 
and conclude that adoption of the Consent Decree is in the public 
interest.

2.   Among other things,  the Consent Decree  provides that  WMHI 
will implement a program to ensure its future compliance with the 
Act and the  Commission's rules and  policies.  In addition,  the 
Consent  Decree  provides  that   WMHI  will  make  a   voluntary 
contribution to  the  United States  Treasury  in the  amount  of 
$75,000.2
 
3.   We have  reviewed  the  Consent  Decree  and  evaluated  the 
circumstances underlying the investigation.  We believe that  the 
public interest would  be served by  adopting the Consent  Decree 
and terminating the investigatory proceeding.  

4.   ACCORDINGLY, IT IS ORDERED  that, pursuant to Sections  4(i) 
and 4(j)  of the  Communications Act  of 1934,  as amended,3  and 
Section 0.111  of the  Commission's  rules,4 the  Consent  Decree 
attached hereto IS ADOPTED.
5.   IT   IS   FURTHER   ORDERED,   that   the    above-captioned 
investigatory proceeding IS TERMINATED.  

                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

                          
     
                         David H. Solomon 
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau
               


_________________________

1  47 U.S.C.  301 and 310(d).

2  Payment may be made by mailing a check or similar instrument, 
payable to the order of the Federal Communications Commission, to 
the Forfeiture Collection Section, Finance Branch, Federal 
Communications Commission, P.O. Box 73482, Chicago, Illinois 
60673-7482.  The payment must note the Acct. No. referenced 
above.

3  47 U.S.C.  4(i) and 4(j).

4   47 C.F.R.  0.111