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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • Two Occupy protesters fight over chalking; 1 man arrested, LAPD says

     
    An argument over chalking between two Occupy protesters escalated into a fight with one men being arrested on suspicion of battery, police said Thursday afternoon....
  • Westbound 60 Freeway shut down in Monterey Park after vehicle accident

     
    Firefighters on Thursday night were trying to rescue at least one victim trapped in a vehicle in a two-car accident that forced officials to close the westbound lanes of the 60 Freeway in Monterey Park. The closure was near Atlantic......
  • State attorney general sues wounded-veterans charity

     
    California's attorney general on Thursday filed a civil lawsuit against a Riverside County-based charity that raises money allegedly to support programs for military veterans and active-duty personnel, particularly for those hospitalized with war wounds....
  • State legislation may bring peace to L.A. water district war

     
    The California Assembly approved legislation Thursday that would end a long-standing turf war between two Los Angeles County water districts. For much of the last decade, the Lakewood-based Water Replenishment District has been fighting with the Commerce-...
  • Gold rush for renewable energy in Antelope Valley

     
    Antelope Valley is betting big in renewable energy. Two solar projects have already been approved for unincorporated Los Angeles County. Eight other renewable energy projects have been proposed. Of these, NextEra Energy Resources of Juno Beach, Fla. and...
  • Trash trucks fueled by 'trash gas': a growing trend

     
    The company that operates the largest trucking fleet in the waste industry is fueling more and more trucks with so-called trash gas. On Tuesday, Houston-based Waste Management Inc. will add its 1,000th truck fueled with natural gas. Powered with captured....
  • 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...
  • Are 'green' jobs the great American con job? [Most commented]

     
    "Is the green energy revolution about energy independence? Or is it about fighting global warming? Or is it about jobs?" asks Jonah Goldberg in his Tuesday column about what he calls the war to green America. For most of the......