| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:11 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Treated waste exported from Los Angeles and other counties into the Central Valley would be subject to additional testing under a bil approved by the Assembly on Thursday.
The measure, by Assemblyman Rudy Salas Jr. (D-Bakersfield), is...
| Feb 1, 2014
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|| X Games || Aspen (T) || 2, 71 ||
|| W. bask. || Minnesota@Michigan || BIGTENNoon ||
|| Oklahoma State@Oklahoma || MASN23:30 ||
|| Kansas@Texas Tech || FCS5 ||
|| Texas@Baylor || MASN27:30 ||
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:33 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- House Speaker Will Weatherford said Thursday there won't be any big water policies adopted this year, punting the potentially tough political confrontation with polluters until two Central Florida lawmakers are running the Legislature next...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Legislation proposed Friday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would overhaul the troubled Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority into a leaner agency concerned more with recycling the state's trash than with burning it for energy.
As the budget for the quasi-...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:26 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday he plans to push lawmakers to budget $55 million for restoration of the Sunshine State's pollution-choked natural springs.
The announcement comes as lawmakers gear up to battle over potentially massive springs...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Orland Park residents recycled fewer tons of materials in 2012 than the previous year, making it the second consecutive year the village has seen a decline, a representative from Waste Management said.
The most recent data, from 2012, could reflect...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Nitrogen pollution from Maryland sewage plants and industries increased in 2012, a new report says, partially undermining gains the state has made in prior years in cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.
While nitrogen discharges from treatment plants and...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 2:21 PM
About 20 Glendale residents learned composting tips Saturday morning, at the city’s Integrated Waste Management building where Regina Wheeler showed residents the worms she maintains there that produce nutrient-rich fertilizer.
Wheeler now feeds...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Will County is teaming up with Waste Management to give some veterans the experience they need to land a job.
The county's Workforce Services Division will begin a three-year pilot program this year aimed at providing internships for veterans with pay...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:38 AM
The Ocean View School District has filed a lawsuit alleging that a Huntington Beach waste-management facility is a threat to the health of low-income schoolchildren across the street.
The claim, filed Dec. 10 in Orange County Superior Court, accuses...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Cement crushing at a Huntington Beach waste management facility has ceased after the Ocean View School District heard complaints from residents and parents during a recent school board meeting.
But the district and its attorney aren't satisfied with...