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BOGOTA, Colombia — Nohra Padilla spent her childhood at a garbage dump here in Colombia’s capital before going on to organize the city’s poor recyclers. Now the activist, who travels the world giving talks about waste management, has won...
firstname.lastname@example.orgCloth diapers are having a back-to-the-future moment. Sure, 95 percent of American families who use diapers purchase the throw-away variety. But as a result, says the Environmental Protection Agency, 3.5 million tons of used diapers are put in landfills...
Residents wanting to get rid of unwanted household items in one fell swoop can take advantage of Orland Park's annual Spring Cleanup Campaign. The free event is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 25, and Friday, April 26, and from 8 a.m....
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has proposed a $3.8 trillion budget for fiscal 2014 that aims to slash the deficit by $1.8 trillion over 10 years, raise taxes on the wealthy and trim popular benefit programs including Social Security and...
The beleaguered San Onofre nuclear power plant north of San Diego has been idle since January 2012 after the discovery of unsafe reactor conditions. The operator is now seeking approval to restart one of the plant's two reactors at 70% power for a five-...
Re. "Pats on the back for police," March 21: Wow! I am blown away. I just attended the 42nd annual Police Appreciation Breakfast at the Island Hotel in Newport Center hosted by the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce. What an inspiring morning. The house...
Tags: Environmental Issues
My question is why are we so fast to relinquish school sites (LeBard in particular) to be used as developments for homes and school district headquarter monoliths? It's all to appease developers, without thought of what should be the obvious. Am I...
Tags: Ocean View, Environmental Issues
Environmental groups are split over a bill that would give Maryland farmers more certainty about how Chesapeake Bay restoration regulations will affect them. Under the legislation, farmers would be exempted from new regulations for 10 years if they agree...
A total of 66 volunteers of all ages came out recently to plant 450 tree seedlings at Bethel Landfill in Hampton. The seedlings were planted in the buffer strip between the landfill and I-64. They were native evergreens with one exception, selected for...
email@example.comA company that wants to produce solid refuse fuel from household garbage in Berkeley County should be allowed to do so, a West Virginia Public Service Commission administrative law judge has ruled. The recommended decision filed Monday grants a...
It's an environmental nightmare story decades old that may at long last be coming to an end. Tens of millions of old tires dumped in a water-filled pit on the border of Hamden and North Haven. State enforcement actions. Legal dodges and protests....
Delray Beach needs a new mayor, and two men say they're ready for the job. Acting Mayor Tom Carney and former Planing and Zoning Chair Cary Glickstein are vying for the city's highest office in the March 12 election. Both candidates list public...
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