May 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Council Approves Fossil Fuel Divestiture Resolution

The Montgomery County Council passed a resolution Tuesday urging the boards managing county employee pension plans to minimize investments in companies with the largest fossil fuel reserves. The vote was 8-1, with Councilmember Nancy Floreen the only nay vote. The resolution has no binding effect. Council President Roger Berliner sought the measure to encourage the […]

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December 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

WSSC Reminds Residents to “Can the Grease” (VIDEO)

Are you cooking on the grill or fryer this holiday season? If so, the folks at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) have some clean up tips for you when it comes to disposing of hot grease and cooking oil. In order to avoid an overflowing kitchen sink or flooded basement due to clogged pipes, […]

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May 12, 2015 | Krista Brick

More Than 100 Gallons of Home Heating Oil Spills in Basement in North Potomac

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue workers are on the scene of a large home heating oil spill at a home in North Potomac. According to MCFRS Spokesman Pete Piringer more than 100 gallons of home heating oil spilled from an interior tank in the basement of a home on Winesap Terrace. Update – Winesap Te, […]

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