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  • 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......
  • Trash trucks fueled by 'trash gas': a growing trend

     
    The company that operates the largest trucking fleet in the waste industry is fueling more and more trucks with so-called trash gas. On Tuesday, Houston-based Waste Management Inc. will add its 1,000th truck fueled with natural gas. Powered with captured....
  • 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...
  • Unions recommendations to Mayor Emanuel, plain text version

     
    Plain text version of the union report to the city on efficiency (highlights mine): INTRODUCTION Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked the Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL), the Chicago and Cook County Building Trades Council (CCBT), and their affiliate...
  • Nuclear waste: the Swedish example

     
    If the United States is at a loss over what to do about nuclear waste, it may be time to check out the Swedish model. A symposium Friday at the annual meeting of the American Assn. for the Advancement of......
  • Food to waste, 'missing' Butterfingers, dream jobs and more

     
    -- Has someone laid a finger on your Butterfinger candy bar? Well, don't worry. It's insured. Butterfinger.com says it has taken out a $1 million policy with Lloyd's of London to cover your "missing" candy bar. According to the fine......
  • From cell to studio, another successful transition

     
    Chicagoland Radio and Media is reporting: On Monday, April 26th, Betty Loren-Maltese will be the guest-host for Cliff Kelley on WVON-AM's "The Cliff Kelley Show" from 3:00pm-7:00pm. Loren-Maltese is the former Cicero Town President who was convicted...
  • PGA Championship: Will it be Tiger Woods? Rory McIlroy?

     
    Who will win this week's PGA Championship? Tiger Woods? Rory McIlroy? Adam Scott? Writers from around the Tribune Co. share their opinions....
  • California poised to ban plastic bags [Updated]

     
    Legislation that would ban many California stores from giving away single-use plastic bags has taken a step closer to becoming law. AB 1998 was passed by the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Friday and will be voted upon next Friday by......
  • City of L.A., Kern County battle over human waste disposal

     
    The U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to review Los Angeles’ claim that a ban on dumping sewage sludge in Kern County violates federal laws has plunged the city into distress over how to dispose of its processed human waste. The city's......