| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:14 PM
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,"...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Somerset County Technology Center is set to realize significant savings in waste removal costs after approving a new deal Thursday.
A two-year contract was awarded to Interstate Waste Services at a cost of $285 per month. The center was paying as much...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:37 PM
A company that wants to sort and biologically treat garbage in Berkeley County to create a “solid refuse fuel” has applied for state certification.
Entsorga West Virginia LLC filed a “certificate of need” application with the West...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:26 AM
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:
| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:21 PM
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....
| Jun 30, 2012
| 10:29 PM
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,...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 3:43 PM
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...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Soaring prices have triggered a vicious, hidden conflict over oil. There have been midnight raids, deception, backstabbing, outright theft and criminal arrests. Only we're not talking about the Middle East or tanker hijackings, and petroleum isn't...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 3:36 PM
The last straw! The Keystone Pipeline decision.
How long will the citizens of this great country put up with the political moves of politicians relative to our energy needs and jobs?
Mr. Obama promised to "fundamentally transform America" just a few...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Wichita has lost another local trash company. Waste Management bought Lies Trash Service, effective immediately. The move will affect about 42,000 customers in the region.
Lies is a family-owned business, that has been hauling trash in the Wichita area...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:46 PM
The final bowl of Soup at the home of Cheryl and Michael Kinsman was served Sept. 14.
Soup was a get together of whoever showed up on the first Friday of the month, starting Jan. 2, 1999, and later moved to the second Friday. Someone made soup, others...