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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • Grand dream loses sheen in glare of daylight

    Grand dream loses sheen in glare of daylight
    Larry Eisenberg had a vision. "Amazing," he called it. "Spectacular." The Los Angeles Community College District would become a paragon of clean energy. By generating solar, wind and geothermal power, the district would supply all its electricity needs....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • FPL program: Green, as in cash

     
    I remember getting the notice from Florida Power & Light a few years ago, asking if I wanted to sign up for its Green Energy program. For an additional monthly fee, FPL told me, I could fund renewable energy projects,......
  • Kettleman City birth defects: Schwarzenegger steps in

     
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger directed state public health and environmental officials Friday to visit Kettleman City to conduct “a thorough investigation” into the causes of an abnormal percentage of birth defects in the small San Joaquin Valley farming...
  • 'Undercover Boss': Who else watched?

     
    It's the thing that everyone will be talking about tomorrow! No, not the New Orleans Saints Super Bowl win. Not Hellstorm/SnOMG/Snowmaggedon/Snowpocalypse/Snowhatever.I'm talking about the premiere of Undercover Boss, which started after the Super Bowl...