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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • Briefly In Education

    Colonial Days at El Morro El Morro Elementary students took a journey back in American history during Colonial Days 2010, held Monday and Tuesday at the school. It was the 20th annual Colonial Days at the school. The PTA-sponsored event included the...
  • Local 'clean' economy growing, but not as fast as nation's

    The Baltimore region's "clean" economy — green energy, pollution-reduction services and the like — accounts for nearly 23,000 jobs but is not growing as robustly as clean industries nationwide, according to a report due out Wednesday. The...
  • Exelon seeking information for new Baltimore building

    Exelon Corp., which has agreed to acquire Constellation Energy Group in a $7.9 billion deal, is seeking information on available commercial space in downtown Baltimore that could house the combined company's competitive power and "green" energy businesses...
  • City Council Members Say 'Not So Fast' to Harrisburg Incinerator Deal

    City Council Members Say 'Not So Fast' to Harrisburg Incinerator Deal
    While some people may think selling Harrisburg's debt-riddled trash incinerator to the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority is a good idea, a couple city council members are saying "not so fast." "We have taken a very long time to come to...
  • Community Commentary: Lack of recycling centers frustrating

    I guess I'm an average consumer. I didn't mind recycling because the thought of all that material (glass, paper, aluminum cans and plastic) going into a landfill was an affront to me. Newport has a program whereby the residential waste is sent to a...
  • Why the long lines to dump old paint?

    Why the long lines to dump old paint?
    Long lines of cars snaked around Baltimore Polytechnic Institute last Saturday during a one-day collection of household hazardous waste. Some 1,800 vehicles inched their way through the school's parking lot so the drivers could dispose of their cargo...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Community responds to flood

    Eighteen families were known by Tuesday to have been displaced and 31 structures damaged by the flood and debris flows that terrorized Laguna residents on Dec. 22. For those families and the others less dramatically affected, the aftermath may be...
  • Buildings evacuated in downtown New Castle

    Buildings evacuated in downtown New Castle
    Part of downtown New Castle was closed Monday after a buildup of snow and ice caused a building's roof to collapse and adjacent structures to buckle and shift. The building at 1405 Broad Street, home to the Three Rivers Solid Waste Management District,...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the May 15 City Council meeting. * EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS Marine Safety Chief Kevin Snow read a proclamation signed by Mayor Jane Egly acknowledging National Beach Safety Week from May 28 to June 4. The proclamation gave some...