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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • Briefly In Education

    Colonial Days at El Morro El Morro Elementary students took a journey back in American history during Colonial Days 2010, held Monday and Tuesday at the school. It was the 20th annual Colonial Days at the school. The PTA-sponsored event included the...
  • Community responds to flood

    Eighteen families were known by Tuesday to have been displaced and 31 structures damaged by the flood and debris flows that terrorized Laguna residents on Dec. 22. For those families and the others less dramatically affected, the aftermath may be...
  • 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...
  • San Jac Junk- Waste leaks into the San Jacinto River

    San Jac Junk- Waste leaks into the San Jacinto River
    Harris County attorney Vince Ryan filed a lawsuit this week against four companies for allowing dioxins to leak from waste pits into the San Jacinto River for the last 45 years. Dioxins were the main ingredient in Agent Orange, used in the Vietnam War...
  • Used fry oil is a hot commodity, here and around the country

    Used fry oil is a hot commodity, here and around the country
    Soaring prices have triggered a vicious, hidden conflict over oil. There have been midnight raids, deception, backstabbing, outright theft and criminal arrests. Only we're not talking about the Middle East or tanker hijackings, and petroleum isn't...
  • Critics of Constellation merger call for bigger consumer benefit

    Critics of Constellation merger call for bigger consumer benefit
    Critics of the Constellation Energy Group-Exelon Corp. merger called Monday for doubling the rate credit for utility customers to $200, even as the companies offered other concessions, including building a new downtown Baltimore headquarters. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Grand Rapids Recycling Up 80%

    Grand Rapids Recycling Up 80%
    The city of Grand Rapids reports it's curbside recycling program has increased by over 80% in the past 10 months. This city now plans to transform it's trash service by using new technology to make the process cheaper, safer and more efficient. The...