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Permits Issued For Frederick County Incinerator

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FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Maryland environmental officials have issued permits for a proposed incinerator in Frederick County.

The permits from the state Department of the Environment became effective Friday and cover soil, water and air emissions for the planned waste-to-energy incinerator.

The project reflects a partnership between Frederick and Carroll counties, and the incinerator is intended to handle 1,500 tons of trash a day.

The incinerator would be located in McKinney Industrial Park in Frederick. It’s intended to incinerate solid waste, bio-solids and scrap tires.

The department held public hearings on the permit applications and also received written comments from citizens and organizations.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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