recyling http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Bottle Deposit Petition in Annapolis http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/bottle-deposit-petition-annapolis <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland PIRG is delivering petitions urging Gov. Martin O'Malley to support a measure to create a 5-cent redeemable bottle deposit.</p><p>Supporters say they will be delivering 7,000 signatures to the Maryland State House on Monday.</p><p>Joanna Guy, a program associate with Maryland PIRG, says the initiative could triple the state's recycling rates and reduce litter.</p><p></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:32:14 +0000 Don Rush 48284 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Bottle Deposit Petition in Annapolis Delaware Recycling Company Shutdown http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delaware-recycling-company-shutdown <p></p><p>DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware's environmental secretary has ordered the shutdown of a Kent County recycling facility for repeated violations of state regulations.</p><p>Thursday's order comes more than six months after regulators first took action to suspend a permit issued to Mike Davidson Enterprises in 2009.</p><p>Officials said the Camden-area facility has failed to address repeated environmental violations regarding the processing and storage of construction and demolition waste and shown a "wholesale disregard" of state regulations and ignored a cease-and-desist order.</p> Fri, 03 May 2013 15:16:05 +0000 Don Rush 33543 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delaware Recycling Company Shutdown