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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • 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...
  • Ocean View suing Rainbow waste management

    The Ocean View School District has filed a lawsuit alleging that a Huntington Beach waste-management facility is a threat to the health of low-income schoolchildren across the street. The claim, filed Dec. 10 in Orange County Superior Court, accuses...
  • Local 'clean' economy growing, but not as fast as nation's

    The Baltimore region's "clean" economy — green energy, pollution-reduction services and the like — accounts for nearly 23,000 jobs but is not growing as robustly as clean industries nationwide, according to a report due out Wednesday. The...
  • Two men, same issues, one position: Mayor

    Delray Beach needs a new mayor, and two men say they're ready for the job. Acting Mayor Tom Carney and former Planing and Zoning Chair Cary Glickstein are vying for the city's highest office in the March 12 election. Both candidates list public...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger urges candidates to champion green energy

    Arnold Schwarzenegger urges candidates to champion green energy
    Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday urged Republicans running for president to do more to encourage investment in renewable energy, and pledged to be a "cheerleader" for the issue. The former California governor was honored in Washington on Monday night as...