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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Briefly In The News

    Clinic, other nonprofits to get Komen grant The Orange County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is awarding more than $1.3 million in grants to 13 local nonprofit organizations at the annual Community Grants Award Breakfast on Dec. 3. The event is...
  • 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...
  • Oakdale Man Collecting Supplies for Joplin Tornado Victims

    Oakdale Man Collecting Supplies for Joplin Tornado Victims
    The devastation caused by tornadoes that ripped through the South and Midwest in the past two weeks has touched a lot of Americans, but one local man is doing more than his fair share to help those victims. Normally, Richard Gilton would be helping run...