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Israeli woman mistakenly junks $1 million mattress 10.6.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
JERUSALEM » An Israeli woman mistakenly threw out a mattress with $1 million inside, setting off a frantic search through tons of garbage at a number of landfill sites, Israeli media reported Wednesday.
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Landfill methane towers scorch perched hawks 25.5.2009 Custom Search
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A towering landfill smokestack offers an irresistible perch for raptors to watch for rodents scavenging in the treeless landscape below. But when flames fed by landfill gas rush upward, the birds are being scorched or burned alive.
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Landfill methane towers scorch perched hawks 25.5.2009 Custom Search
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A towering landfill smokestack offers an irresistible perch for raptors to watch for rodents scavenging in the treeless landscape below. But when flames fed by landfill gas rush upward, the birds are being scorched or burned alive.
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Walsh: Rewriting the rules on hot waste 24.5.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Steve Creamer is an old-fashioned guy. His word is his bond. But I'm not sure the word of the latest millionaire running the radioactive waste dump at Clive is worth a limp handshake these days.
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Hopis ready nuke waste suit 22.5.2009 Custom Search
After 12 years of asking various federal agencies to clean up a federal dump they contend is leaching radioactive waste into the local aquifer, the Hopi Tribe is tired of waiting for action.
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Hopis ready nuke waste suit 22.5.2009 Arizona Daily Sun
After 12 years of asking various federal agencies to clean up a federal dump they contend is leaching radioactive waste into the local aquifer, the Hopi Tribe is tired of waiting for action.
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Summit County school goes green 20.5.2009 Vail Colorado: News
Summit Cove students push to reduce food waste
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Murray taps trash power 13.5.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
South Jordan » If you live in Murray, did you know 15 percent of your electricity is now green power? Murray City Power's 16,500 customers last month became part of the state's largest landfill gas-to-electric projects.
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Trash wars: Lost revenue could mean an increase in city trash fees 11.5.2009 Tucson Citizen
Tucson officials estimate a transfer station opened in November by garbage giant Waste Management will siphon 100,000 tons of trash and $3 million in revenue from the city over the next year.
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Next for Pitkin County recycling: from glass to sand? 8.5.2009 Vail Colorado: News
Pitkin County landfill plans to grind glass into sand and other upgrades
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Utah takes nuclear waste from states 6.5.2009 Custom Search
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Despite having their own radioactive waste dump, three states have shipped millions of cubic feet of waste across the country this decade to a private Utah facility that is the only one available to 36 other states, according to an Associated Press analysis of U.S. Department of Energy records.
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Utah takes nuclear waste from states 6.5.2009 Custom Search
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Despite having their own radioactive waste dump, three states have shipped millions of cubic feet of waste across the country this decade to a private Utah facility that is the only one available to 36 other states, according to an Associated Press analysis of U.S. Department of Energy records.
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State cites EnergySolutions for duct-tape incident 2.5.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
State radiation regulators have cited EnergySolutions Inc. for its role in shipping a tanker that leaked radiation-tainted solvent from a duct-taped hose.
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Woman burned by butane-can fire in trash 30.4.2009 azcentral.com | news
A 37-year-old woman suffered second-degree burns Wednesday after an empty butane refill can in a trash can caught fire, officials said.
Stillborn placed in trash may be deep in Sanpete landfill 28.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Police in Sanpete County said Tuesday an apparently stillborn baby dumped into the trash by a juvenile mother may be in a section of landfill 20 feet deep and 300 feet long.
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Girl apparently leaves stillborn baby in the trash 28.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Investigators are looking for the body of a stillborn baby in the Sanpete County landfill near Mayfield. Sheriff's deputies have described the mother only as a juvenile living in an unincorporated area of Sanpete County.
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--Getting more from your groceries 27.4.2009 Custom Search
Americans throw away more than 25 percent of the food we purchase each year, about 96 billion pounds of food waste, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
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--Getting more from your groceries 27.4.2009 Arizona Daily Sun
Americans throw away more than 25 percent of the food we purchase each year, about 96 billion pounds of food waste, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
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'Safety' is the watchword on EnergySolutions tours 26.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Clive rises from the desert like an oasis. Past the Kennecott smelter and tailings pile. Past the exit for Iosepa and the barrow pit ponds of the Great Salt Lake.
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Recycling electronics: Landfill is not your only option 21.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Nearly 100 million cathode-ray televisions slumber in the garages and attics of America and nearly all will soon be scrapped, adding to the burgeoning portion of municipal trash taken up by electronics.
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