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Baltimore Landfill Supervisor Pleads Guilty To Taking Bribes

A supervisor at a Baltimore landfill has pleaded guilty to soliciting and accepting bribes from trash haulers to use the facility without paying fees.

08/17/2015

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Group Of Baltimore City Employees Indicted In Landfill Scheme

A multi-million dollar scheme at the Baltimore City landfill. A three year undercover FBI investigation leads to the indictment of nearly a dozen people, including some city public works employees.

06/02/2015

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Baltimore Landfill Workers Accused Of Theft, Taking Bribes

Five Baltimore public works employees have been accused of taking bribes and stealing scrap metal at city landfills.

05/13/2015

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Commissioners Scrap Frederick Incinerator Plan

The Frederick County Commissioners are scrapping plans for a waste-to-energy incinerator after more than five years of debate.

11/21/2014

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Man Found In TrashTruck, Suffers Minor Injuries

Firefighters searched through 15 tons of trash after a man who was found in a load of trash in a truck claimed that several of his relatives might be in trash at a landfill.

09/25/2014

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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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