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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • Baltimore firm's plans delayed by opposition to industrial sludge in Va.

     Baltimore firm's plans delayed by opposition to industrial sludge in Va.
    Synagro Technologies, a Baltimore-based waste management company, faces grass-roots opposition to its application to spread industrial waste as fertilizer over farms in seven Virginia counties.
  • Delray officials consider hiring second consultant to prepare garbage bid contract

    Delray officials consider hiring second consultant to prepare garbage bid contract
    Hiring one outside firm to prepare the invitations for vendors bidding for a garbage pick-up contract with Delray may not be enough oversight to satisfy city officials. Delray City Attorney Noel Pfeffer wants commissioners to hire a solid waste expert...

    Trash Plants In Bridgeport, Lisbon Change Hands In Private-Equity Deal

    Two of Connecticut's trash-to-energy plants are being sold to a private-equity firm that specializes in energy investments. Waste Management Inc. announced Tuesday it would sell its Wheelabrator business for $1.94 billion to Energy Capital Partners....

    Recycling report cards fuel competition in county

    County officials credit a neighborhood recycling report card program with helping improve recycling rates by about 40 percent in the past two decades. The annual report card is mailed to county residents. Matt Diehl, a spokesman the Department of Public...

    Regarding Harford's garbage collection policies [Editorial]

    Regarding Harford's garbage collection policies [Editorial]
    The state of affairs with regard to garbage collection and disposal in Harford County is one very much in need of organization, or we could find ourselves dealing with an unsavory situation. In Maryland, there have been two primary approaches to dealing...