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5,300 Recycling Bins Crushed, Sent To D.C. Landfill

Washington officials say thousands of old plastic trash bins were crushed and sent to a landfill instead of being recycled.

05/20/2014

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Wicomico Co. Considers Energy Plant

Wicomico County officials are considering a plant at the county landfill to convert solid waste into energy-producing gas.

01/09/2014

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Recycling Up, Landfill Trash Down

A Hagerstown official says the city has seen a 130 percent increase in recycling tonnage since the single-stream program went into effect.

09/16/2013

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Carroll County Ends Ban On Guns At Landfills

Carroll County is ending a decade-old ban on carrying firearms at county landfills.

08/30/2013

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Firefighters Battle Mulch Fire At Md. Landfill

After battling a blaze for more than 12 hours, firefighters in Prince George’s County have finally been able to stop a fast moving fire.

04/25/2013

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Advisory Board Forming For Md. Military Cleanup

The Army is asking residents of the Silver Spring area for advice on cleaning up environmental pollution at the Forest Glen Annex.

07/12/2012

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General Motors Becomes More Environmentally Friendly

The auto giant General Motors is touting the fact that most of its manufacturing plants no longer send trash to landfills. They have 100 such facilities, and one of the first was in White Marsh.

07/10/2012

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Air Force Criticized In Handling Of Troop Remains

The Air Force is coming in for criticism over its handling of the remains of America’s war dead, including complaints that it has not been upfront about the extent of the problem.

12/08/2011

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Workers Notice Odor At Fort Detrick Landfill Site

Fort Detrick officials say tests are being conducted after workers noticed an odor coming from a monitoring well being installed at a landfill.

11/20/2011

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Fort Meade To Remove Trash From Landfill

A contractor is planning to remove some of the trash from a landfill at Fort Meade.

09/20/2011

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Search Begins For Remains Of Howard Co. Native In Georgia

Macon, Ga. police say they’ve begun a search for remains of Lauren Giddings, a Laurel native, at a landfill.

09/13/2011

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New Evidence In Case Of Murdered Pentagon Official

Murder mystery. WJZ is uncovering new clues surrounding the death of a former powerful presidential advisor.

05/25/2011

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