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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • 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...
  • O'Malley administration: Commission should reject Constellation-Exelon deal

    O'Malley administration: Commission should reject Constellation-Exelon deal
    The O'Malley administration is asking state regulators to reject Constellation Energy Group's plan to sell itself to Chicago-based Exelon Corp. unless the companies provide greater assurance that the new owner can deliver reliable service to Maryland...
  • 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...
  • Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA

    Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA
    Some companies with interests in Maryland have found a new way to show support for Gov. Martin O'Malley: They're contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the Democratic Governors Association. Last December, O'Malley took the helm of the DGA, where as...
  • EDF questions energy chiefs on second day of merger hearings

    Constellation Energy's second-largest shareholder and a partner in its nuclear business grilled the Baltimore company's chairman and chief executive, Mayo A. Shattuck III, about his compensation and proposed role at Exelon Corp. during the second day of...
  • St. Tammany Parish Neighborhood Challenged To Recycle For A Greater Good

    St. Tammany Parish Neighborhood Challenged To Recycle For A Greater Good
    Certain residents of St. Tammany Parish are being asked to step up their recycling efforts. In part it's to win a challenge, but also to prove a point. Vanessa Bolano has the story. Recycling bins, trucks, crews are a common sight across St. Tammany...