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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • 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......
  • Kettleman City asks: Why so many birth defects?

    Kettleman City asks: Why so many birth defects?
    When environmental activists began a survey of birth defects in this small migrant farming town halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, the results were alarming. Approximately 20 babies were born here during the 14 months beginning in September...
  • Grenade false alarm at South Side waste facility

    Grenade false alarm at South Side waste facility
    A South Side recycling and disposal facility was evacuated for almost two hours this morning while police investigated the discovery of what proved to be a harmless practice grenade. Workers were allowed back inside the Waste Management facility,...
  • 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...
  • 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...