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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • 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...
  • Briefly In The News

    Weekly update from the city manager •There's only a couple weeks left for residents to take advantage of free bulky item and hazardous waste pickups. Every year, residents are allowed two free bulky item pickups and one hazardous waste pickup....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Don't let your house leak money

    Don't let your house leak money
    Jim Lett knew his house was leaking money, especially during winter. Of course, he couldn't actually see heat slipping out of wiring conduits, exhaust fans, the attic. But he could feel the pain in his wallet as sure as the draftiness that compelled him...
  • AFC First Financial Corporation

    AFC First Financial Corporation
    • Owner: Peter Krajsa, John Hayes and Board • Founded: 1947 • Sector: Finance and insurance • Company description: Allentown-based company providing energy efficiency and renewable energy lending and training programs for...
  • 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...
  • Convicted briber back on the job

    Convicted briber back on the job
    Americans believe in second chances, but a WGN investigation reveals this probably wasn’t the kind of second chance most people had in mind. The story begins with Chicago’s infamous “Operation Incubator” and the man who got...