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email@example.comThe City of Hagerstown’s decision to send its trash to a landfill in Pennsylvania will cost Washington County’s landfill about 10 percent of its tipping fee income, according to a county spokeswoman. In 2011, the city disposed of about 11,820...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSigns flashing information about changes coming next week in Hagerstown's refuse service are part of the city's education initiative about the trash and recycling program, officials said this week. Since the beginning of the month, the city has moved...
email@example.comHundreds of blue photovoltaic solar panels stand on a gentle slope outside Hancock, not quite ready to begin supplying power to the town's sewage treatment plant. That will change in early January when the solar power facility goes online, Town Manager...
There's an old joke about "denial" being more than a river in Egypt. Far less amusing is the denial some in Annapolis seem to have about pollution in the Chesapeake Bay and what's required to bring Maryland's sewage treatment plants into compliance with...
In 2012, the City Council has planned to voluntarily reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 7% below 1990 levels, as outlined in the U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, which Laguna adopted in 2007. The city has taken steps recommended in...
Environmental activists rallied in Annapolis yesterday evening, as their leaders described this year's General Assembly session as a make-or-break one for restoring the Chesapeake Bay and fighting climate change. Senate President Thomas V. "Mike"...
Tags: Global Change, Weather, Alternative Energy, Energy Saving, Waste
Don't be surprised if longtime "poop warriors" along theChesapeake Bay'sthickly populated Western Shore are not sympathetic to claims that builders in still-rural parts of the watershed should have unlimited use of septic tanks. Those backyard sewage...
When it comes to big money in politics, Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons' influence has long been apparent in Texas, where he has plowed more than $1 million into Rick Perry's gubernatorial campaigns. Now Simmons has found a new outlet for his outsize...
Tags: Mutual Funds, Unions, Crossroads, Charity, Waste
Harris County attorney Vince Ryan filed a lawsuit this week against four companies for allowing dioxins to leak from waste pits into the San Jacinto River for the last 45 years. Dioxins were the main ingredient in Agent Orange, used in the Vietnam War...
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Freezing problems with septic systems may be more common this year because a lack of snow cover across Minnesota exposes existing system inadequacies as temperatures dip lower. Snow serves as an insulating blanket over septic tanks and...
Tags: Waste, Environmental Issues
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