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December 9, 1990
The county zoning hearing examiner last week denied a request by Columbia Gas Transmission Co. to build a natural gas compressor station south of Jarrettsville.In a 75-page opinion issued Tuesday, William F. Casey said the compressor station would be incompatible with the agricultural and residential area.Columbia Gas, of Charleston W.Va., requested a special exception to allow the company to build the compressor station in an agricultural district.The company wanted to build a 6,000-square-foot compressor station on a 30-acre tract off Rutledge Avenue.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | December 1, 2013
Northern District police said that the 3600 block of Falls Road has reopened to traffic after hazmat crews closed the thoroughfare because of an ammonia leak. The Fire Department arrived at the location, in the heart of the Hampden business district, about 7:30 a.m. Saturday. The leak came from a faulty compressor, and fire officials said the tank feeding the compressor had been shut down about noon. By mid-afternoon, businesses were still shut down as authorities ventilated the hazardous gas. No one was injured by the ammonia leak.
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By Alan J. Craver and Alan J. Craver,Staff writer | October 21, 1990
Gov. William Donald Schaefer is urging Columbia Gas Transmission Corp. to find a new location for the natural gas compressor station the company wants to build near Jarrettsville.In a letter dated Oct. 12, Schaefer made the request to the Charleston, W.Va., company because of environmental concerns raised by residents who live near the proposed site."I join with many responsible citizens and elected officials in Harford County in urging Columbia Gas to quickly and carefully determine the availability of more suitable sites for its proposed natural gas compressor," Schaefer said in the letter.
EXPLORE
February 12, 2013
The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872. Bell Avenue, 1900 block, between Feb. 8, 6:30 p.m., and Feb. 9, 1 p.m. Lock removed from shed and property stolen. Brady Avenue, 1900 block, between Feb. 7, 11 p.m., and Feb. 8, 9 p.m. Shed hasp cut and generator, leaf blower and air compressor stolen.
FEATURES
By James Dulley and James Dulley,Special to The Sun | July 2, 1994
Q: My central air conditioner can not always keep my house cool enough and my summer electric bills are too high. Willshading the air conditioner help and what can I do to make it more efficient?A: A simple, annual do-it-yourself tune-up of your central air conditioner can cut your cooling costs by at least 10 percent. In addition, the cooling output will be greater for those sweltering summer days and your air conditioner will need fewer service calls and expensive repairs.Shading the outdoor unit and house wall (especially a brick or stucco wall)
NEWS
By Carol L. Bowers and Carol L. Bowers,Staff writer | January 13, 1991
The County Council, sitting as the Board of Zoning Appeals, will hear arguments Thursday on Columbia Gas Transmission Corp.'s request to build a natural gas compressor station near Jarrettsville.The public hearing is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the council's chambers in the Courthouse in Bel Air. Because of a large expected turnout, the council plans to immediately adjourn and reconvene the hearing at C. Milton Wright High School auditorium, said county planners.The school is located on Route 543.After the hearing, the council will remain at C. Milton Wright and conduct a special legislative session in place of its regularly scheduled meeting, which is usually convened at the council chambers.
NEWS
January 19, 1996
Police logMarriottsville: 1300 block of Cedarberry Court: Someone removed the locks from a construction trailer and stole a generator and compressor Dec. 11 or 12.
NEWS
March 3, 1994
POLICE LOG* Ellicott City: 10000 block of Waterford Drive: An air compressor was taken after someone entered an unlocked garage Monday.
NEWS
February 23, 1994
POLICE LOG* Clarksville: 12700 block of Chapel Chase Drive: Thieves used a ladder to climb over the unfinished wall of a house under construction and stole a generator and air compressor between Saturday and Monday.
NEWS
January 26, 1997
Police logLinthicum: Someone broke into a trailer left on a parking lot in the 800 block of Oregon Ave. overnight Wednesday and stole an air compressor, an impact wrench, tire and an aluminum rim, together valued at $1,600.Pub Date: 1/26/97
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | June 10, 2010
The Charles Village apartment was largely empty — except for the guns, the drugs and the 20-ton hydraulic compressor. The apartment, in the 2900 block of St. Paul St. near the Johns Hopkins University, was raided this week by detectives after a monthlong investigation. Police said Joseph Batson, 39, was arrested on the street with a 10 mm Glock pistol and 4.5 ounces of crack cocaine, while his wife, Jamie Batson, 25, who was put on home detention for a drug conviction in Baltimore County about a month ago, was arrested inside the apartment.
NEWS
By Richard Irwin | November 10, 2007
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore and Baltimore County. Baltimore Eastern Arrest -- Two officers responding to a report of a drug violation in the 1500 block of Hoffman St. about 5 p.m. Thursday saw a man acting suspiciously in an alley and gave chase. The man shot at them once, missing. The officers followed the man into a house in the 1400 block of N. Caroline St., where they arrested him. Police recovered keys to two vehicles stolen in carjackings the day before.
NEWS
By Richard Irwin | May 9, 2002
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Baltimore City Western District Robbery: A woman, 25, was seated in her parked car in the 2300 block of W. North Ave. about 11 a.m. Tuesday when a man placed an unknown weapon to her back and robbed her of gold and diamond jewelry valued at more than $1,000. Southeastern District Theft from vehicle: A silver watch and a CB radio were stolen Tuesday from a 1993 Dodge pickup truck parked in the first block of N. Lakewood Ave. They were valued at $600.
NEWS
November 11, 1996
Police logWilde Lake: 5100 block of Brook Way: A vehicle was reported stolen early Wednesday. No details were available.Town Center: 6000 block of Waterloo Road: Someone entered a building Nov. 4 through an unsecured stairway and hurricane door in the basement. An air compressor, lawn mower and tools were taken.Pub Date: 11/11/96
NEWS
September 13, 1993
* Glen Burnie: Appliances and money, valued at a total of $1,300 were stolen from a home in the 300 block of Maryland Aave. between Aug. 24 and Sept. 8.* Glen Burnie: Burglars took an air compressor valued at $400 from the garage of a home in the 500 block of Glen Heights Road between noon Sept.3 and Wednesday.
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