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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • 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...
  • Local 'clean' economy growing, but not as fast as nation's

    The Baltimore region's "clean" economy — green energy, pollution-reduction services and the like — accounts for nearly 23,000 jobs but is not growing as robustly as clean industries nationwide, according to a report due out Wednesday. The...
  • Exelon seeking information for new Baltimore building

    Exelon Corp., which has agreed to acquire Constellation Energy Group in a $7.9 billion deal, is seeking information on available commercial space in downtown Baltimore that could house the combined company's competitive power and "green" energy businesses...
  • Wind energy plans pose challenge to Navy testing

    Wind energy plans pose challenge to Navy testing
    In the 400-foot-plus turbines that a wind energy company wants to build on his tree farm on Maryland's Eastern Shore, Hall Coons sees a chance at a steady stream of income — and an opportunity to untether his economic fortunes from the ups and downs...
  • Constellation, Exelon chiefs testify before PSC

    Constellation, Exelon chiefs testify before PSC
    Top executives of Constellation Energy Group and Exelon Corp. faced questions about reliability, local management of Baltimore Gas and Electric, and corporate governance Monday at the start of what is expected to be an exhaustive regulatory review of...
  • EDF questions energy chiefs on second day of merger hearings

    Constellation Energy's second-largest shareholder and a partner in its nuclear business grilled the Baltimore company's chairman and chief executive, Mayo A. Shattuck III, about his compensation and proposed role at Exelon Corp. during the second day of...
  • 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....
  • The merger's green lining

    The merger's green lining
    The Maryland Public Service Commission's ongoing review of the proposed merger of Constellation Energy Group and Exelon Corp. has uncovered numerous pros and cons for the Baltimore-area consumer, from the loss of a corporate headquarters to the proposed...
  • County Council approves funding for new transfer station and recycling center upgrades

    The County Council has authorized $25 million in financing for a pair of waste-management projects in Cockeysville that, proponents say, could save the county money now, and actually make money in the long run. "If it's going to save the amount of...
  • 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...
  • 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...