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Md. County Taking Fresh Look at Trash Disposal

With an incinerator project all but dead, Frederick County officials are taking a fresh look at trash disposal.


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Councilmember Wants to Overhaul D.C. Waste Laws

A D.C. councilmember says the city isn’t recycling enough, partly because the city’s laws related to waste management need an overhaul.


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Study: 50 Percent Of World’s Food Is Wasted

Half of the world’s food is going to waste, including in countries such as the United States.


Firefighters struggle to contain a spreading fire after a highjacked commercial jetliner crashed into the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001 in Arlington, Va. (credit: U.S. Air Force Photo by Sgt. Jim Varhegyi via Getty Images)

Pentagon: Remains Of Some 9-11 Victims Went To Landfill

A Pentagon report says unidentified partial remains of some 9-11 victims went to a landfill.