Environment

Solar Permit Numbers Rising Despite Struggling Economy

| 8:55 AM

Despite the still-struggling economy and widespread reports that banks are slow to lend money, more and more county residents are investing in solar photovoltaic, “PV” systems designed to turn sunlight into electricity for their homes.

Consumer

County Helping Businesses Recycle Fluorescent Lights

| 9:34 AM

NOTE: PROGRAM HAS NOW ENDED AND THE GRANTS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE.

Local small businesses can once again get free “mail-back” recycling kits to help them legally recycle old fluorescent lights, thanks to the Department of Environmental Health and a federal grant.