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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • Waste facility allowed to expand, despite community's health concerns

    Waste facility allowed to expand, despite community's health concerns
    California regulators on Wednesday approved expansion of a controversial hazardous waste facility that residents of an impoverished Central California farming community believe is the cause of birth defects and deaths among children. The California...
  • L.A. opens bidding for firms to serve new trash collection zones

    L.A. opens bidding for firms to serve new trash collection zones
    The city of Los Angeles began implementing an overhaul of its trash collection system Wednesday, aimed at reducing landfill waste and pollution.  In April, the City Council approved sweeping changes to the trash pickup system for the city's large...
  • Oak Park changes energy source from green to brown

    Oak Park changes energy source from green to brown
    After two years as a model of success for green energy, Oak Park is going brown. The Oak Park Village Board chose an energy provider for the village's electric aggregation program that uses fossil fuels — or "brown" energy sources — over a...
  • Oak Park residents will still have green energy option

    Oak Park residents will still have green energy option
    Conservation-minded Oak Park residents will have an option to purchase green energy at a slightly higher cost than the "brown energy" that will be supplied through a new village electricity deal. The village announced the green option this week as...
  • Deerfield OKs commercial waste hauling agreement

    Deerfield OKs commercial waste hauling agreement
      The Deerfield Village Board has approved an exclusive contract for hauling waste from village businesses that takes effect next year. The five-year deal with Morton Grove-based Lakeshore Recycling Systems is intended to encourage recycling and...
  • Koch brothers, big utilities attack solar, green energy policies

    WASHINGTON — The political attack ad that ran recently in Arizona had some familiar hallmarks of the genre, including a greedy villain who hogged sweets for himself and made children cry. But the bad guy, in this case, wasn't a fat-cat lobbyist or...
  • Firm seeks to harness Wyoming's wind energy for California

    Firm seeks to harness Wyoming's wind energy for California
    RAWLINS, Wyo. — A relentless wind howls day after day across this high desert, pouring through a low gap on the Continental Divide. "This is one of the windiest places in the nation," screams Bill Miller above the din of gusting air. Miller, a...
  • Residents offered special waste collection, paper shredding

    Laguna Beach and Waste Management will host the city's first event offering electronic waste and paint collection, as well as document shredding, March 22. The new service will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Act V lot, 1900 Laguna Canyon Road. It...
  • Clean Gloucester Day is on Saturday

    If you don't enjoy seeing all the trash on the side of Gloucester roads as you're driving around, now is your opportunity to do something about it. The 4th annual Clean Gloucester Day will be held Saturday and is open to individuals, groups,...
  • Living near the dump [Editorial]

    Living near the dump  [Editorial]
    Living near Baltimore County's Eastern Sanitary Landfill is no doubt unpleasant. The facility is huge — 375 acres — and handles about a quarter of Baltimore County's solid waste, or almost 75,000 tons of trash a year. Residents of the...
  • City vote allows demolition at Wintersburg site

    Supporters of the Wintersburg site in Huntington Beach will have 18 months to figure out how to preserve its historical structures. The deadline comes with the City Council's decision Monday to approve on a 4-3 vote the much-debated environmental impact...