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  • Assembly wades into L.A.-Central Valley feud on human waste disposal

    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...
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  • Weatherford: No big water policy this year

    Weatherford: No big water policy this year
     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...
  • Bill Urges Overhaul Of CRRA To Focus On Recycling Rather Than Burning Trash For Energy

    Bill  Urges Overhaul Of CRRA To Focus On Recycling Rather Than Burning Trash For Energy
    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-...
  • Scott seeks $55 millon boost for Florida springs

    Scott seeks $55 millon boost for Florida springs
    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...
  • Orland Park residents recycling less waste

    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...
  • Group says Maryland backsliding in bay cleanup

    Group says Maryland backsliding in bay cleanup
    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...
  • Workshop dishes the dirt on composting

    Workshop dishes the dirt on composting
    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...
  • Will County uses donation for vets' internship program

     Will County uses donation for vets' internship program
    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...
  • Ocean View suing Rainbow waste management

    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...
  • Schools ask waste facility to cover site

    Schools ask waste facility to cover site
    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...