| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I wish to correct a statement attributed to me in the article, "Incumbent hosts forum for nine District 12 candidates for state delegate" (Nov. 15), by Julie Baughman. The article states that I am against offshore wind energy. I am not against offshore...
| Dec 6, 2013
Re "Clean energy could choke the grid," Dec. 3
The Times ignores the fact that extreme weather, not renewables, poses the biggest threat to the nation's energy grid.
Regardless of the energy source, the grid requires smart management and investment....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Cement crushing at a Huntington Beach waste management facility has ceased after the Ocean View School District heard complaints from residents and parents during a recent school board meeting.
But the district and its attorney aren't satisfied with...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Sludge build up along with crusting reduces the capacity of deep pits and increases the need for pit agitation. Combined with an increase in flies and odors and the concerns with pit foaming, most pork producers are looking for a cost effective,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Some city officials are salivating at the possibility of a food waste diversion plan, but it's not on the table — yet.
Under the terms of a new contract approved at the July 16 council meeting, Waste Management is obligated to come up with a plan...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Disposable diapers are an actual need? Good thing no one ever told my mother.
A study in the journal Pediatrics “discovers” an unmet health “need” among impoverished families: the disposable diapers they can't afford. The study...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 5:25 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Four years after raising customers' bills to meet mandates to sell cleaner power, Michigan's biggest utilities are eliminating the fees or slashing them significantly.
Residential customers of DTE Electric may see their $3...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Trash talks between Laguna Beach and Waste Management of Orange County resulted in a contract that guarantees better and less expensive disposal of trash and waste.
The City Council approved at the July 16 meeting a $43 million contract geared toward...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:54 PM
A company that wants to produce solid refuse fuel from household garbage in Berkeley County should be allowed to do so, a West Virginia Public Service Commission administrative law judge has ruled.
The recommended decision filed Monday grants a...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:14 AM
A total of 66 volunteers of all ages came out recently to plant 450 tree seedlings at Bethel Landfill in Hampton. The seedlings were planted in the buffer strip between the landfill and I-64. They were native evergreens with one exception, selected for...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Baltimore and Harford counties have struck a deal on trash collection they say will benefit taxpayers in both places.
Beginning next year, a Baltimore County contractor will take Harford County paper, plastic and other recyclables to a single-stream...