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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • 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...
  • Union says Waste Management may lock out its drivers

    Union says Waste Management may lock out its drivers
    Teamsters in Seattle say Waste Management is preparing to lock out 150 of its recycle truck drivers in a contract dispute that could affect hundreds of thousands of customers. Waste Management, however, said they have offered the Teamster 117 workers a...
  • Contract dispute goes on between Waste Management, recycle truck drivers' union

    Contract dispute goes on between Waste Management, recycle truck drivers' union
    Waste Management garbage and recylcing trucks made their pickups Monday despite the lack of a contract between the company and the union representing about 150 recycle truck drivers. The threat of a strike or lockout still looms, however. The contract...
  • Powerlink turned on as legal challenges remain

    Powerlink turned on as legal challenges remain
    SAN DIEGO -- Opponents of the recently completed Sunrise Powerlink project said Tuesday they will continue their legal battle, even as the long-awaited line is already transmitting energy into San Diego. "Our underlying lawsuits have not been resolved,"...
  • Residents urge council to go greener

    Waste Management has lauded the city's recycling efforts, but residents are urging city officials to go even greener to improve the environment and draw eco-tourism. Going green could bring in more green, speakers told the City Council Nov. 15. "I...
  • Critics of Constellation merger call for bigger consumer benefit

    Critics of Constellation merger call for bigger consumer benefit
    Critics of the Constellation Energy Group-Exelon Corp. merger called Monday for doubling the rate credit for utility customers to $200, even as the companies offered other concessions, including building a new downtown Baltimore headquarters. The...
  • Our Laguna: Holiday cheer at Seniors luncheon

    Spirits were bright at the Laguna Beach Seniors Inc. luncheon despite dull, gray skies outside. The 19th annual luncheon was held Monday at Tivoli Terrace. There were few empty seats, despite the inclement weather, and the atmosphere was festive —...
  • America could be 80% green energy by 2050

    America could be 80% green energy by 2050
    The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has published a new study that claims that, by the year 2050, America could be powered using 80% green energy. You can read more details at this link, but here are some of the finer points of this study: NREL&...