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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • As Pentagon invests in green fuel, critics focus on the cost

    WASHINGTON — When the U.S. Navy sailed an imposing fleet near Hawaii that was powered in part by algae and used cooking grease, environmentalists weren't the only ones who were thrilled. Executives at bioenergy startups in the San Francisco Bay...
  • Commentary: Thanks to all who make Food Pantry work

    The Laguna Food Pantry wishes to thank the many people and organizations that made this year's citywide food drive the best ever. Waste Management estimates that it collected well over 10,000 pounds of food to distribute to our more than 500 shoppers...
  • Wind energy deserves study [Letter]

    Wind energy deserves study [Letter]
    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...
  • Letters: Powering California

    Letters: Powering California
    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....
  • 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...
  • Disney exec Staggs: Avatar will fit in at PG theme parks

    Disney exec Staggs: Avatar will fit in at PG theme parks
    Walt Disney Parks and Resorts' plan to build a multi-attraction "land" based on James Cameron's movie "Avatar" in Disney's Animal Kingdom received mixed reviews from fans on the company's blog last week. Reactions ranged from uncontrolled excitement to...
  • Energy analysts: Constellation-Exelon merger likely to go through

    Despite continuing challenges to Constellation Energy Group's plans to sell itself to Exelon Corp., analysts say the $7.9 billion deal is likely to overcome major regulatory obstacles, including those in Maryland, where critics are seeking concessions...
  • O'Malley's slipping grades on the environment

    O'Malley's slipping grades on the environment
    It's less than two months into the school year, and Gov. Martin O'Malley's grades have already slipped a little. He was marked down last week to a B+ from his usual glowing environmental marks by the Maryland League of Conservation Voters, largely on...
  • At Glendale community garden, a compulsion for compost

    At Glendale community garden, a compulsion for compost
    It’s transition time at the Monterey Road Eco-Community Garden (West) in Glendale, and plot partners Lindsey Hansen and Tom Selling are putting in lettuce, peas, potatoes, onions and garlic. But before anything new got planted, they harvested...
  • Wind energy plans pose challenge to Navy testing

    Wind energy plans pose challenge to Navy testing
    In the 400-foot-plus turbines that a wind energy company wants to build on his tree farm on Maryland's Eastern Shore, Hall Coons sees a chance at a steady stream of income — and an opportunity to untether his economic fortunes from the ups and downs...
  • Constellation, Exelon chiefs testify before PSC

    Constellation, Exelon chiefs testify before PSC
    Top executives of Constellation Energy Group and Exelon Corp. faced questions about reliability, local management of Baltimore Gas and Electric, and corporate governance Monday at the start of what is expected to be an exhaustive regulatory review of...