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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • Two men, same issues, one position: Mayor

    Delray Beach needs a new mayor, and two men say they're ready for the job. Acting Mayor Tom Carney and former Planing and Zoning Chair Cary Glickstein are vying for the city's highest office in the March 12 election. Both candidates list public...
  • Harford Executive David Craig's 2013 State of the County Address

    The following is the complete text of Harford County Executive David Craig's 2013 State of the County Address delivered at the Harford County Council legislative session on Tuesday, Feb. 5: "Where there is no vision, the people perish", so it is...
  • Mailbag: Being environmentally friendly has trade-offs

    Editor's note: The Coastline Pilot learned after publication that portions of this letter previously appeared on a website, powerlineblog.com,. The letter writer said he collaborated on the piece with another writer, who sent it to various blogs. I...
  • Our Laguna: Kinsmans host the last Soup

    Our Laguna: Kinsmans host the last Soup
    The final bowl of Soup at the home of Cheryl and Michael Kinsman was served Sept. 14. Soup was a get together of whoever showed up on the first Friday of the month, starting Jan. 2, 1999, and later moved to the second Friday. Someone made soup, others...
  • Waste Management settles with city for $1.24M over missed collections

    Waste Management settles with city for $1.24M over missed collections
    A month after striking Teamsters Union drivers delayed garbage collections as much as 12 days, Waste Management agreed on a $1.24 million settlement with the city of Seattle, Mayor Mike McGinn's office announced Tuesday. The settlement will pay back...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger urges candidates to champion green energy

    Arnold Schwarzenegger urges candidates to champion green energy
    Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday urged Republicans running for president to do more to encourage investment in renewable energy, and pledged to be a "cheerleader" for the issue. The former California governor was honored in Washington on Monday night as...
  • 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...
  • Jacobs wants Apopka landfill diplomacy, Brummer fears ‘extortion’

     
    Orange County leaders once again delayed a vote to tighten up its own landfill rules as a separate dispute raged over its own garbage tipping fees and Apopka's consideration of a proposal to allow an expanded garbage dump inside its city. Mayor Teresa...