Mountain Wrecker Wayne Fishback Faces Lengthy Jail Time
January 13, 2020 EnviroReporter.com has reported this story for 14 years. More evidence of money Fishback made off of Browns Canyon dump in western L.A. County. Landslide potential of both dumps analyzed. Ventura County’s dump could fail and collapse downhill in a 45-foot-wide and 3-foot-deep dumpslide at 20 miles per hour aimed at Simi Valley. Judge gives Fishback 60 days for cleanup plan or he’ll be jailed. Clean up Fishback Mountain within 180 days or potentially jail again.
DUMPED: Wayne Fishback in Browns Canyon
June 6, 2018 Massive dump above Chatsworth with 5.7 times the amount of concrete rubble, debris, rebar, garbage and junk all dumped in once-beautiful mountains. Ten photographic forays into Browns County captured the scope and breadth of this destruction for four years. 2014 to 2017 Galleries
2014 – 2017
Fishback Mountain Gallery
May 2, 2009 Robert Mionske hired a helicopter in late June 2005 for $650 to fly over the property to record the effect of the dumping on the land. Photos show canyons filling with dirt and debris; other parts of the property are covered with gullies of broken blocks of concrete with rusting rebar sticking out. Some shots show multiple big rigs angling to dump their loads. Fishback Mountain. 2005 to 2008 Galleries
November 16, 2006 Los Angeles CityBeat/ValleyBeat Chatsworth resident Todd Doherty began noticing a heavy flow of dump truck traffic in November 2004. The huge 18-wheelers were using a road on state parkland and dumping their loads of concrete, rebar, tiles, rubble, and dirt on the ridge near Rocketdyne which offers spectacular mountain views of both the Simi and San Fernando valleys. Wayne Fishback had come to the mountain and he would destroy it.
2005 – 2008