You Remembered: Driver's education

...drive.At age 13, my parents bought me a brand-new 1960 Mercury Comet and I was able to get a drivers license at that time...collision.At age 16, they bought me a brand-new red 1963 Mercury F-85.Times have changed.? Patty Babb, North Augusta

Electronics can be recycled to keep materials out of Augusta landfill

...have both valuable parts and hazardous materials that need to stay out of landfills, such as lead in tube-style TVs and mercury in LED screens.Aluminum and steel from electronics can be sent to metal recycling markets, and hard drives, circuits and...

Duke Energy faces federal criminal charges for coal ash pollution, expects to pay $102 million

...behind when coal is burned to generate electricity, contains such toxic heavy metals as arsenic, selenium, chromium and mercury."It's not just a slap on the wrist," said Kemp Burdette, of Cape Fear River Watch. "A $100 million fine is a significant...

Duke Energy expects to settle criminal inquiry sparked by ash spill

...Carolina by 2029. The ash ? waste from coal burned to generate electricity ? contains toxic arsenic, selenium, chromium and mercury.Frank Holleman, a senior attorney with the Southern Environmental Law Center, said his group didn't know any details...

Three help Mercury dominate Sky to extend home win streak

...five in the first quarter ? and the Mercury soared past the Chicago Sky 83-62...her first 10 shots and scored 26 for the Mercury in their 19th consecutive home victory...there was no such comeback against the Mercury.Phoenix scored the first eight of the...

What Is It?

...unique body style that didn't last long."WARRENVILLE: James Covar identified it as a 1968 AMX and pointed out that it was a two-seater.WARRENTON, GA.: Don Wiggins thought it might be a 1970s Mercury or other Ford product.

What Is It?

...the front with the steering wheel coming along with the door. As a military brat, I can remember my dad driving his large Mercury down the Autobahn at about 100 mph and blowing the Isettas and other smaller microcars off the road. I always liked the Isettas...

Mercury could stay beyond 2012

...Corporation's plan to abandon the use of mercury at its 44-year-old Augusta chlor-alkali...A lot of these older plants have a mercury legacy," said Jackie Savitz, senior...remaining U.S. plants that still use mercury to make chlorine, announced last week...

Mercury-using plant criticized

...outdated technology that releases excess mercury into the environment. "This plant is the No. 2 releaser of mercury in Georgia," said Jackie Savitz, the...chlorine plants to modernize and eliminate mercury emissions. Olin's 40-year-old...

Mercury contamination standard eased

...agency relaxed its standard Monday on when mercury contamination, especially from eating...Prevention allows three times as much mercury contamination as the standard currently...cause more confusion" about how much mercury consumption poses a danger to health...

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