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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • 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...
  • Letter: It's not about party affiliation

    Editor: When was the last time you saw an elected official make a decision based solely on what is best for his or her constituents? It isn't something one sees often, especially in today's political atmosphere where only party affiliation matters,...
  • Letter: More green energy needed to replace fossil fuels

    Kudos to your informative article on Green Energy at the River Hill pool. This innovative use, well explained in your article, will help everyone understand how renewable green energy (solar in this case) can help the community reduce its use of fossil...
  • Howard to begin food scraps recycling pilot program

    Howard to begin food scraps recycling pilot program
    Howard County will soon allow residents to add banana peels, egg shells and even old pizza boxes to their recyclables, becoming one of the first East Coast localities to start a large-scale composting program. The county is asking almost 5,000 Elkridge...
  • Forum on solid waste management set for Feb. 28

    WESTMINSTER — The Board of County Commissioners will host a forum this week on the county's solid waste disposal needs. The forum will be held at Carroll Community College, Building K, room 100, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, on Tuesday, Feb....
  • 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...
  • Critics of Constellation merger call for bigger consumer benefit

    Critics of Constellation merger call for bigger consumer benefit
    Critics of the Constellation Energy Group-Exelon Corp. merger called Monday for doubling the rate credit for utility customers to $200, even as the companies offered other concessions, including building a new downtown Baltimore headquarters. The...
  • 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...
  • Waste-to-energy is backed by science

    I am writing to you today because recently The Sun has published letters urging Governor O'Malley to veto the bill approved by the Maryland General Assembly according Tier 1 status to waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities. The Earth Engineering Center of...
  • Environmental groups wrong on waste-to-energy plants

    Having spent a substantial portion of my career in the solid waste management field, I have followed with interest the debate regarding waste-to-energy facilities as renewable energy sources. I find it disconcerting that some environmental groups continue...