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By Andrew Leckey and Andrew Leckey,Tribune Media Services | May 4, 1994
New leadership. That's what the stock market is seeking in this convoluted, volatile year.It just may come from the strangest places.Environmental services and big steel, two stock groups that have been heartbreakers to faithful investors in the past, may be ready to help provide the necessary boost.Their reasonable stock prices and improving business prospects are gaining attention:* Environmental services firms, their earnings pummeled by the weak environmental cleanup policies of the Bush and Clinton administrations, should benefit from the economic revival.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 25, 2014
Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Service, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. The former Towson resident was 86. "I had been hearing that he was a person with a lot of ability and had an understanding of the environmental work we were doing," said former Gov. Marvin J. Mandel, who appointed Mr. McKewen as director of the...
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September 8, 1992
A & A Environmental Services was retained yesterday to clean up heavy oil that had spilled from an unknown source in the Curtis Creek and Curtis Bay area, a spokesman for the Coast Guard said."
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | March 24, 2014
Harford County presented the Green Star for the second quarter to Ron Davis, of Harford County Government's Department of Public Works, Division of Environmental Services. When an office has various locations, employees often face challenges when scheduling meetings. The Division of Environmental Services faces this challenge with locations at the Harford Waste Disposal Center Scale House in Street and the Waste to Energy Scale House in Joppa. Davis, of Environmental Services, proposed a way to increase meeting participation and decrease travel costs.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | March 24, 2014
Harford County presented the Green Star for the second quarter to Ron Davis, of Harford County Government's Department of Public Works, Division of Environmental Services. When an office has various locations, employees often face challenges when scheduling meetings. The Division of Environmental Services faces this challenge with locations at the Harford Waste Disposal Center Scale House in Street and the Waste to Energy Scale House in Joppa. Davis, of Environmental Services, proposed a way to increase meeting participation and decrease travel costs.
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January 25, 1994
The Department of Public Works has rescheduled its public update on the closed Carrs Mill Landfill for 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lisbon Fire Hall, 1330 Route 94.More than 500 buried drums have been found on the site, according to county officials.The department has established a public file on the operation that contains records relating to the removal of drums and the environmental assessment of the site.The file is available for review at the Bureau of Environmental Services, George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City.
BUSINESS
October 29, 2001
Health care Dental Benefit Providers names Ruth executive VP Dental Benefit Providers Inc. hired Kevin Ruth as executive vice president of operations for the Bethesda-based unit of the UnitedHealthGroup. Among his responsibilities are corporate quality improvement, network relations, recruitment, claims and customer service. Formerly a vice president with HealthGuard, Ruth is a CPA and earned his M.B.A. at West Chester University. Catanzariti takes post at Md. General Hospital Maryland General Hospital hired Penny Catanzariti as director of quality improvement and education.
BUSINESS
By Dow Jones News Service | February 18, 1993
BELTSVILLE -- Biospherics Inc. chairman and president Gilbert Levin estimates that the company's earnings rose "500 percent-plus" last year from the $129,630, or 3 cents a share, reported for 1991.Mr. Levin also estimated that revenue for 1992 rose about 10 percent from the $15.1 million reported for 1991.The company, which derives about 70 percent to 75 percent of its revenue from providing information services for government agencies and pharmaceuticals firms, expects to report its 1992 results later this month.
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By Kristine Henry and Kristine Henry,SUN STAFF | March 28, 1999
Carroll County's commissioners on Friday reassured members of the Environmental Affairs Advisory Board, most of whom had submitted resignations, that their services are still needed.Six of the seven members of the board tried to resign this month after the commissioners eliminated the Bureau of Environmental Services -- the agency the board was designed to assist. Their letters of resignation were not opened or accepted.Kevin E. Dayhoff, the board's chairman, told the commissioners he wanted to work with them and leave the resignation debacle in the past.
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By Ted Shelsby and Ted Shelsby,Sun Staff Writer | March 2, 1995
Westinghouse Electric Corp. has named Francis J. Harvey, a 51-year-old metallurgist who most recently headed its Government and Environmental Services Co., as president of its Linthicum-based Electronic Systems Group.Mr. Harvey succeeds Richard A. Linder, who has headed the local defense unit since 1986, a period when Westinghouse has been hit hard by military spending cuts. Mr. Linder, who at 63 is approaching retirement age, becomes chairman of the group.The appointments, announced yesterday, are effective immediately.
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By Frank D. Roylance, The Baltimore Sun | December 8, 2010
When the snowflakes start flying at Baltimore's airport this winter, a new group of employees will be wielding the yardstick. Maryland Environmental Service, an independent state agency, is replacing a federal contractor that inadvertently inflated last year's snow totals by failing to follow the rules prescribed by the National Weather Service. The errors forced meteorologists to recalculate both individual storm accumulations at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and the seasonal snow totals.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | January 27, 2010
Dorothy T. Schultz, a former environmental engineer who had worked for the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt and later for Howard County, died Jan. 20 of complications from multiple sclerosis at St. Elizabeth's Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Southwest Baltimore. The longtime Glenwood resident was 61. Dorothy Toohey was born in Baltimore and raised in Roland Park. She was a 1971 graduate of Notre Dame Preparatory School and earned a bachelor's degree from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia.
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January 21, 2007
Zoning to address sight obstructions County staff recently presented to the commissioners proposed zoning amendments to Chapter 223, to add a section to address vegetation and other obstructions that block sight distance for roads and driveways. The commissioners will hold a public hearing on the proposed amendments at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the County Office Building. The proposed amendments would prohibit a property owner or tenant from maintaining or erecting a fence, wall, mailbox, hedge, tree, shrubbery, vines, weeds or plantings on private property at or near any access point to a publicly maintained road that would cause an obstruction to vision for motorists.
BUSINESS
March 25, 2003
New Positions John P. Polakovic joins SAFE Risk Management SAFE Risk Management Systems LLC appointed John P. Polakovic as vice president for risk management. He will oversee development and implementation of client services. A graduate of Villanova University, he was formerly with RCA Corp. and is a member of several professional groups, including the Insurance Institute. Health Care Manuel Del Rio takes post at Otsuka America Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc. announced the appointment of Dr. Manuel Del Rio as vice president of medical affairs for the Rockville-based heath care company.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | March 6, 2003
The Carroll commissioners are working on a reorganization of county government that would, among other changes, create a separate Department of the Environment, officials said yesterday. The board also is expected to make recreation and parks its own department and to restructure the Office of Public Safety, which has been roundly criticized in recent months by volunteer firefighters. The changes, which officials are calling "a reconfiguration," will not cost the county any money, and they won't cost anyone his or her job, the officials said.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | June 27, 2002
The Maryland Environmental Service has appointed Jack A. Gullo Jr. as deputy director, giving New Windsor's former mayor and current councilman statewide responsibilities for water and wastewater treatment plants, landfills, and dredge containment and recycling facilities. "This is an outstanding organization and to be selected deputy director is an honor for me," said Gullo, 33. "I want to help in whatever way I can." Gullo, an attorney who two years ago was president of the Maryland Municipal League, has the background, experience and contacts that made him an ideal candidate for the job, said James W. Peck, director of the environmental service.
NEWS
January 24, 1994
Three Anne Arundel County men have been charged with illegal hunting in a county park near Marriottsville after Maryland Natural Resources Police responded to a call about three armed men walking on private property.Police say each of the men faces fines of $180 for allegedly hunting upland game without wearing blaze orange and being on property without permission of the landowner.Authorities said the men were hunting rabbits on Howard County Department of Parks and Recreation property at the new Alpha Ridge Park on Old Frederick Road on Thursday evening.
NEWS
March 14, 1999
Carroll County foundation to accepting applicationsThe Community Foundation of Carroll County Inc. will accept grant applications until March 31.Any Carroll County agency or charity requesting a grant may write a letter describing its work, the purpose of the request and amount it seeks.Verification of tax-exempt status should be included.Applications may be directed to the Community Foundation of Carroll County, Audrey S. Cimino, executive director, 171 Lincoln Road, Westminster 21157.Information: 410-857-3432.
BUSINESS
October 29, 2001
Health care Dental Benefit Providers names Ruth executive VP Dental Benefit Providers Inc. hired Kevin Ruth as executive vice president of operations for the Bethesda-based unit of the UnitedHealthGroup. Among his responsibilities are corporate quality improvement, network relations, recruitment, claims and customer service. Formerly a vice president with HealthGuard, Ruth is a CPA and earned his M.B.A. at West Chester University. Catanzariti takes post at Md. General Hospital Maryland General Hospital hired Penny Catanzariti as director of quality improvement and education.
BUSINESS
By Gus G. Sentementes and Gus G. Sentementes,SUN STAFF | July 25, 2001
A group led by the president and chief executive of EA Engineering, Science and Technology Inc. of Hunt Valley reached an agreement yesterday to acquire the troubled environmental services company and take it private in a deal worth $9.3 million. Under the agreement, Loren D. Jensen, EA's president and chief executive, and the Louis Berger Group Inc., a New Jersey international engineering firm, are offering $1.60 a share through their investment group, EA Engineering Holdings LLC. News of the pending acquisition sent the company's shares up 47 percent, or 50 cents, to close at $1.56 on the Nasdaq small-cap market - more than double their 52-week low of 69 cents.
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