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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • Our Laguna: Holiday cheer at Seniors luncheon

    Spirits were bright at the Laguna Beach Seniors Inc. luncheon despite dull, gray skies outside. The 19th annual luncheon was held Monday at Tivoli Terrace. There were few empty seats, despite the inclement weather, and the atmosphere was festive —...
  • Apopka dump proposal wakes sleeping giant

    Apopka dump proposal wakes sleeping giant
    When Randall Horn moved to the new Magnolia Park Estates subdivision three years ago from Boston, he considered his new home to be suburban Orlando, with an easy jaunt on the 429 to get downtown. Horn knew he resided in Apopka and paid taxes there, but...
  • Exelon seeking information for new Baltimore building

    Exelon Corp., which has agreed to acquire Constellation Energy Group in a $7.9 billion deal, is seeking information on available commercial space in downtown Baltimore that could house the combined company's competitive power and "green" energy businesses...
  • Howard to begin food scraps recycling pilot program

    Howard to begin food scraps recycling pilot program
    Howard County will soon allow residents to add banana peels, egg shells and even old pizza boxes to their recyclables, becoming one of the first East Coast localities to start a large-scale composting program. The county is asking almost 5,000 Elkridge...
  • Hurricane supplies: A dumpster in a bag for storm debris, and pick-up service

    Hurricane supplies: A dumpster in a bag for storm debris, and pick-up service
    The very least a home or condominium owner can expect after a hurricane or major storm is to deal with debris, possibly branches, leaves and garbage.  A relatively new product dubbed the “dumpster in a bag” could help, especially considering...
  • Plastic bag ban back on the table

    Almost two years ago, the city's Environmental Committee proposed a ban on plastic bags in Laguna — and now some action may finally be seen. The city's Water Quality Department has begun the process of creating an ordinance, pending a California...
  • Gov. Rick Perry's big donors fare well in Texas

    Gov. Rick Perry's big donors fare well in Texas
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has powered his political career on the largesse of donors like Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons, who gave the governor $1.12 million in recent years. And donors like Simmons have found the rewards to be mutual, reaping benefits...
  • Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA

    Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA
    Some companies with interests in Maryland have found a new way to show support for Gov. Martin O'Malley: They're contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the Democratic Governors Association. Last December, O'Malley took the helm of the DGA, where as...
  • 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...
  • Forum on solid waste management set for Feb. 28

    WESTMINSTER — The Board of County Commissioners will host a forum this week on the county's solid waste disposal needs. The forum will be held at Carroll Community College, Building K, room 100, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, on Tuesday, Feb....
  • Green energy on the ropes, but experts expect a rebound

    Green energy on the ropes, but experts expect a rebound
    It may be the fuel of the future, but alternative energy is having plenty of problems with the present. Paul Copleman fears the government subsidies that make his company's wind turbines affordable may soon disappear. Greg Roth says cheap natural gas has...