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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • 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&...
  • Four-Alarm Fire at Waste Management Facility

    Four-Alarm Fire at Waste Management Facility
    Firefighters were called out to a fire at a Waste Management Recycling facility Friday at 2:41 p.m. The West Dallas fire on Cash Road became a four-alarm fire. The heat and condensed trash piles made the blaze difficult for firefighters to battle....
  • Waste Management drivers prepare for service disruption

    Waste Management drivers prepare for service disruption
    Get ready for your recycling to be left at the curb. That's what leaders of the union representing recycle and yard waste truck drivers are warning, as a contract dispute between the union and the company responsible for hauling garbage, Waste Management,...
  • County says to keep uncollected trash outside, or bring it to dump

    County officials said this week that as residents put out for collection large amounts of storm-related debris and spoiled foods from recent severe weather and power outages, the holiday week and hot weather combined to create delays in collections in...
  • Pasadena girds for utility price hike to meet clean-energy goals

    The Pasadena City Council is preparing for a long-term increase in power costs and rate increases to consumers as it strives to meet state and local clean-energy goals over the next several years. A state law enacted last year requires that by 2020,...
  • All-male Deep Springs College invites female applicants

     
    Deep Springs College, the small but prestigious school and ranch north of Death Valley, has begun accepting female applicants for the first time in its 95-year history....
  • Man arrested on suspicion of giving teen fatal heroin dose

     
    Los Angeles police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after he allegedly injected a 13-year-old boy with heroin. Topanga-area Det. Dave Teteque said an investigation led officers to believe that 23-year-old Brett Cronin purchased heroin and...
  • O.C. hockey mom convicted in sex assault of boy on her son's team

     
    A Laguna Nigel woman was convicted Thursday of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy who played hockey on a team with her son....
  • Record highs set as heat wave continues in Southern California

     
    Record temperatures were set for a second day in a row on Thursday as triple-digit heat continued to scorch inland areas of Southern California....
  • Insurers must pay for hazardous waste site cleanup, court rules

     
    The state of California will be able to collect tens of millions of dollars from insurance companies for cleanup of the Stringfellow Acid Pits hazardous waste site, the California Supreme Court ruled....
  • L.A. schools chief John Deasy highlights gains in annual address

     
    L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy on Thursday announced a sharp decrease in student suspensions and academic improvement that included better performance on tests and higher enrollment in rigorous classes. Deasy cited these gains in an assertively upbeat, 40-...