| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:43 PM
I was pleased to see Bryna Zumer's article in last week's Aegis about the growing popularity of solar electric power.
I was disappointed Harford County Public Schools did not get mentioned, as we were one of the first to install photo-voltaic...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Hiring one outside firm to prepare the invitations for vendors bidding for a garbage pick-up contract with Delray may not be enough oversight to satisfy city officials.
Delray City Attorney Noel Pfeffer wants commissioners to hire a solid waste expert...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Two of Connecticut's trash-to-energy plants are being sold to a private-equity firm that specializes in energy investments.
Waste Management Inc. announced Tuesday it would sell its Wheelabrator business for $1.94 billion to Energy Capital Partners....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Something nasty dropped into someone's recycling bin likely sickened five people Monday at Greenstar Recycling in Northampton and triggered a massive emergency response.
Shortly after 11 a.m., dozens of ambulances and fire vehicles and officials with...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 2:03 AM
Motorists in Florida are now required to give extra room to garbage trucks and utility service vehicles.
An expansion of the "move over" law, effective this month, requires motorists to change lanes to stay away from these vehicles if traveling on a...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The state of affairs with regard to garbage collection and disposal in Harford County is one very much in need of organization, or we could find ourselves dealing with an unsavory situation.
In Maryland, there have been two primary approaches to dealing...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:56 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 24-year-old Orland Hills man and 26-year-old University Park man were charged with violating local ordinances against possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia after 01.40 grams...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:58 PM
After taking a firearms training course, paying a host of fees, and submitting fingerprints for a background check that he ultimately passed, Michael Thomas was puzzled when he was notified earlier this year that a special review board had denied his...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Now we know why state Sen. Henry Marsh and Del. Algie Howell resigned early from the General Assembly. Gov. Terry McAuliffe tapped them both today for jobs in his administration.
McAuliffe named Marsh one of three commissioners to the state's...
| Jun 10, 2014
Olin Neill Emmons, an investment banker who was active in conservation causes, helped take Waste Management public in 1971 and sat on the company's board for 20 years.
Mr. Emmons, 97, died Saturday, May 3, at the Brighton Gardens extended care...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:00 PM
California regulators on Wednesday approved expansion of a controversial hazardous waste facility that residents of an impoverished Central California farming community believe is the cause of birth defects and deaths among children.