The Carroll County Board of Commissioners has voted to set aside $3 million for a penalty for leaving a proposed waste-to-energy incinerator project with Frederick County.
The Maryland Department of the Environment has scheduled a Jan. 30 hearing on permits needed for a proposed Frederick County garbage incinerator.
Frederick County officials say they’re considering downsizing a proposed trash incinerator due to uncertainty about Carroll County’s participation in the project.
Carroll County officials are seeking alternatives to participating in a waste-to-energy incinerator in neighboring Frederick County.
State officials say the operator of a Baltimore incinerator has agreed to pay a $77,500 fine to settle alleged air pollution violations.
An environmental group says Maryland is rapidly becoming the nation’s capital for waste-to-energy plants which are more polluting than coal-fired plants.
The Maryland Department of the Environment is inviting the public to discuss a proposed incinerator near Frederick that would convert garbage from at least two counties into electricity.
The CIA is touting its version of eco-shredding on Earth Day, saying it’s found a way to make the “burn after reading” process environmentally friendly.