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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • 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...
  • Grenade false alarm at South Side waste facility

    Grenade false alarm at South Side waste facility
    A South Side recycling and disposal facility was evacuated for almost two hours this morning while police investigated the discovery of what proved to be a harmless practice grenade. Workers were allowed back inside the Waste Management facility,...
  • Natural Perspectives: Rainbow isn't stealing our gold

    Natural Perspectives: Rainbow isn't stealing our gold
    Some people in town are upset because our trash collection fees may go up. Like other homeowners, Vic and I got the notice that the city of Huntington Beach is proposing to raise the residential trash collection fees. Vic thought the proposed fee...
  • Grand dream loses sheen in glare of daylight

    Grand dream loses sheen in glare of daylight
    Larry Eisenberg had a vision. "Amazing," he called it. "Spectacular." The Los Angeles Community College District would become a paragon of clean energy. By generating solar, wind and geothermal power, the district would supply all its electricity needs....
  • 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...
  • Commentary: Some earth-friendly spring cleaning tips

    Just in time for the season's most notorious task, Waste Management has come up with a list of five tips to motivate spring cleaning efforts in natural and safe ways for the environment. Turns out, trading in the chemicals and expensive cleaning products...