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  • Macungie selected for recyling contest

     
    Macungie Council approved a new recycling program that would give the borough an opportunity to represent the commonwealth and win a $100,000 grant to be used for green initiatives. One municipality from each state was chosen to participate in this...
  • The Dry Garden: L.A. trails San Francisco in the quest to divert food scraps from landfills

     
    Jorge Santiesteban estimates that food scraps constitute roughly 15% to 25% of what goes into black garbage bins in Los Angeles. The city's solid resources manager has been struck by the seasonal changes in how much food we throw away since 1997, when, in...
  • Infant deaths, cleft palates raise concern about toxic landfill in San Joaquin Valley

     
    A mystery has settled on Kettleman City, a small San Joaquin Valley migrant farming community off Interstate 5 that's halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Approximately 20 babies were born in the town during a 14-month period beginning in......
  • A Day Without a Bag seeks to reduce 6 billion plastic bags used in L.A. each year

     
    What’s colored and plastic and found all over L.A.? Plastic bags. More than 6 billion of them are used by county residents each year, according to the 2007 report "An Overview of Carryout Bags in Los Angeles County." This Thursday,......
  • CBS makes right call on post-Super Bowl play

     
    CBS's decision to use the post-Super Bowl time slot to premiere its new reality show "Undercover Boss" instead of playing it safe by making a special episode of an established hit such as "The Big Bang Theory" or "How I......
  • TCA Press Tour: 'Undercover Boss' is a changed man

     
    Larry O'Donnell III, the CEO of Waste Management Inc. who is the central figure in CBS' upcoming reality show "Undercover Boss," said he became a different person while filming the series in which he goes "undercover" at his company to......
  • Kettleman City birth defects: Schwarzenegger steps in

     
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger directed state public health and environmental officials Friday to visit Kettleman City to conduct “a thorough investigation” into the causes of an abnormal percentage of birth defects in the small San Joaquin Valley farming...
  • Super Bowl ads fail to bring the funny; but at least we know about Denny's free Grand Slam breakfast Tuesday

     
    Because I apparently had nothing better to do while watching the Super Bowl on Sunday afternoon, I busied myself by eating Fritos and guacamole -- the calorie count tempered with the occasional cherry -- and took notes on all of......
  • Rose Parade leaves 50 tons of trash; city manages quick cleanup

     
    When the Rose Parade floats are gone and spectators head home, what’s left behind? About 50 tons of trash, 3,500 beverage containers and five tons of cardboard. A team of 80 workers swept through the parade route Monday night and......
  • Feinstein calls for moratorium on toxic landfill expansion

     
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday called for a moratorium on expanding a toxic-waste landfill in the impoverished Central Valley enclave of Kettleman City, where residents have reported a handful of rare birth deformities over a recent 14-month period. The...
  • Companies, interests, spend $127 million to lobby lawmakers

     
    TALLAHASSEE — They are waging multi-year campaigns to build billion-dollar casinos, get their tax bills reduced, break into the renewable energy business, and fight over the right of injured parties to sue. They are the more than 2,500 utilities, ...