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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • Green energy: California poll finds overwhelming support

     
    A new statewide survey of environment issues conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California found more residents favor climate change policy, want to cut greenhouse gas emissions and believe they are already experiencing the effects of global...
  • Unions recommendations to Mayor Emanuel, plain text version

     
    Plain text version of the union report to the city on efficiency (highlights mine): INTRODUCTION Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked the Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL), the Chicago and Cook County Building Trades Council (CCBT), and their affiliate...
  • DWP's solar program to relaunch in September with lower rebates

     
    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power gave the go-ahead Tuesday to relaunch the Solar Incentive Program next month. Applications will be accepted starting Sept. 1 at 10 a.m. The revised program is doubling its budget from $30 million......
  • California toxic waste case settled

     
    “Significant shortcomings at Chemical Waste Management’s lab compromised the company’s ability to accurately analyze the toxic waste to be disposed of in their landfill,” said Jared Blumenfeld, the EPA’s regional...
  • Paper or plastic?

    Paper or plastic?
    Conscientious consumers going about their busy days eating, working, shopping and cooking are faced with many little decisions that can have a cumulative impact on the environment or their health. We like to believe we're making the best choices, but...
  • Natural Perspectives: Rainbow isn't stealing our gold

    Natural Perspectives: Rainbow isn't stealing our gold
    Some people in town are upset because our trash collection fees may go up. Like other homeowners, Vic and I got the notice that the city of Huntington Beach is proposing to raise the residential trash collection fees. Vic thought the proposed fee...
  • Green energy vs. oil

    Re your article "Demand, not speculation, cited for rising oil prices" (May 8), while demand is a factor in rising oil prices, multiple factors must be included to get the entire picture of why prices are rising. International Energy Agency chief...
  • Waste-to-energy is backed by science

    I am writing to you today because recently The Sun has published letters urging Governor O'Malley to veto the bill approved by the Maryland General Assembly according Tier 1 status to waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities. The Earth Engineering Center of...
  • Environmental groups wrong on waste-to-energy plants

    Having spent a substantial portion of my career in the solid waste management field, I have followed with interest the debate regarding waste-to-energy facilities as renewable energy sources. I find it disconcerting that some environmental groups continue...
  • Political landscape

    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was a no-show at a Bob Hope Airport political event Thursday, but the "No on Proposition 23" show went on without him. The event was called to criticize Proposition 23, one of nine statewide measures on the Nov. 2 ballot. It...
  • Funds target youth jobs

    Local youth looking to enter the workforce could get a jump-start in energy industry jobs thanks to a job training program funded with $100,000 secured by Rep. Adam Schiff, officials announced last week. Stakeholders say the program was inspired by the...