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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...
  • 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...
  • Editorial: Comprehensive and transparent solution to Harford's garbage problem is needed

    Successfully dealing with waste has been a hallmark of successful governments since human settlements evolved into cities. Rome may be remembered for its debauched emperors, but it's also remembered for its aqueducts and related sewage and garbage...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the May 15 City Council meeting. * EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS Marine Safety Chief Kevin Snow read a proclamation signed by Mayor Jane Egly acknowledging National Beach Safety Week from May 28 to June 4. The proclamation gave some...
  • America could be 80% green energy by 2050

    America could be 80% green energy by 2050
    The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has published a new study that claims that, by the year 2050, America could be powered using 80% green energy. You can read more details at this link, but here are some of the finer points of this study: NREL&...
  • City Council: 2 appointments made to Design Review Board

    One seat on the Board of Adjustment/Design Review Board is still up for grabs. The City Council on Oct. 16 appointed Monica L. Simpson and Robin Zur Schmiede to the board for terms to start Feb. 1 and run through Jan. 31, 2015. Councilman Kelly Boyd has...
  • Election 2012: Discontent among local Dems

    The Laguna Beach City Council election is nonpartisan race, but you would never know it based on some of the campaign literature and rhetoric. Steven Dicterow, who has identified himself as the only Republican candidate, is endorsed by Rep. Dana...
  • Endorsing Barack Obama for President

    Endorsing Barack Obama for President
    If this was not totally obvious to everyone who glances at this column from time to time, I’m endorsing Barack Obama for president. Now I will make you suffer through a column about why I will vote for a second Obama term and why you should too....
  • Mailbag: Support the community, buy local

    Several weeks ago we had a fire adjacent to where I live. Thanks to the quick and professional work of the Laguna Beach Fire Department, no houses burned and no one was hurt. To all the firemen who worked long hours until the fire was extinguished, thank...
  • Green Wheels: Lessons From the Election

    Green Wheels: Lessons From the Election
    Here's an email I got right after the election: "Liaocheng Dongying Hengtong Metal Manufacturing Co. Ltd here. Glad to hear that you are on the market for automatic chicken cage." Actually, I hadn't thought of operating a factory farm broiler operation,...