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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • Nuclear is the greenest energy

    Tom Horton's recent commentary on nuclear energy is excellent and provides the beginning of a rational discussion of green energy in Maryland ("Embracing nukes," May 23). He includes data which shows that wind farms on average operate at 30 percent of...
  • Eastern Shore wind project confronts eagles, Navy

    Eastern Shore wind project confronts eagles, Navy
    A wind power project proposed on the lower Eastern Shore that's struggling to overcome objections from the Navy has a new, airborne worry — bald eagles. Federal wildlife biologists say the population of the once-rare national bird has grown so...
  • Harford's Craig announces new waste disposal deal with Baltimore County

    Harford's Craig announces new waste disposal deal with Baltimore County
    Joppa area residents will not have to deal with what some feared would be the headache of having a waste transfer station practically in their backyards, thanks to an agreement between Baltimore and Harford counties to transport solid waste to White Marsh...
  • Closings, trash schedules for Thanksgiving

    Laurel city offices will be closed and refuse and recycling will not be collected on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 and 23, because of the Thanksgiving holiday. Refuse and recycling usually collected on Thursday and Friday will be collected on Wednesday,...
  • Editorial: Comprehensive and transparent solution to Harford's garbage problem is needed

    Successfully dealing with waste has been a hallmark of successful governments since human settlements evolved into cities. Rome may be remembered for its debauched emperors, but it's also remembered for its aqueducts and related sewage and garbage...
  • The basics of newborn skin care

    The basics of newborn skin care
    First-time parents may not always know how to care for their newborn's skin or recognize common conditions. Most problems resolve themselves, and the basic rule of thumb for washing and choosing products is to go with what's simple, says Dr. Kate B....
  • Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA

    Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA
    Some companies with interests in Maryland have found a new way to show support for Gov. Martin O'Malley: They're contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the Democratic Governors Association. Last December, O'Malley took the helm of the DGA, where as...
  • O'Malley administration: Commission should reject Constellation-Exelon deal

    O'Malley administration: Commission should reject Constellation-Exelon deal
    The O'Malley administration is asking state regulators to reject Constellation Energy Group's plan to sell itself to Chicago-based Exelon Corp. unless the companies provide greater assurance that the new owner can deliver reliable service to Maryland...
  • Energy analysts: Constellation-Exelon merger likely to go through

    Despite continuing challenges to Constellation Energy Group's plans to sell itself to Exelon Corp., analysts say the $7.9 billion deal is likely to overcome major regulatory obstacles, including those in Maryland, where critics are seeking concessions...
  • O'Malley's slipping grades on the environment

    O'Malley's slipping grades on the environment
    It's less than two months into the school year, and Gov. Martin O'Malley's grades have already slipped a little. He was marked down last week to a B+ from his usual glowing environmental marks by the Maryland League of Conservation Voters, largely on...
  • Why the long lines to dump old paint?

    Why the long lines to dump old paint?
    Long lines of cars snaked around Baltimore Polytechnic Institute last Saturday during a one-day collection of household hazardous waste. Some 1,800 vehicles inched their way through the school's parking lot so the drivers could dispose of their cargo...
  • Green energy vs. oil

    Re your article "Demand, not speculation, cited for rising oil prices" (May 8), while demand is a factor in rising oil prices, multiple factors must be included to get the entire picture of why prices are rising. International Energy Agency chief...