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GSA watchdog says employees are reporting abuse

WASHINGTON — The General Services Administration’s internal watchdog said Wednesday that employees are heeding his call to report wrongdoing, and messages on his hotline have triggered new investigations beyond an $823,000 Las Vegas conference and junkets to resorts. “I don’t ...

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Grant to help farmers turn waste to energy

COLLEGE PARK — Maryland chicken farms produce a substantial amount of phosphorous-rich chicken manure, which contributes to pollution in the Chesapeake Bay. One solution to the problem: Turn the poop into power. A new grant program from the U.S. Department ...

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Public input sought on proposed Frederick incinerator

FREDERICK — The Maryland Department of the Environment is inviting the public to discuss a proposed incinerator near Frederick that would convert garbage from at least two counties into electricity. The informational meeting is set for Thursday evening at Ballenger ...

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Environmentally conscious entrepreneurs making most out of restaurant waste

Much has been made of the farm-to-table restaurant movement. But what happens to all the food that ends up uneaten at the table? In what you might call a burgeoning table-to-farm movement, a small but growing number of companies are ...

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