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Article filed under Stop Incineration, Waste to Wealth | Written by Neil Seldman | No Comments | Updated on Nov 20, 2012

Carroll County Solid Waste Workgroup Presents Incinerator Alternatives

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://ilsr.org/carroll-county-workgroup-present-alternatives/

Zero Waste Carroll County, MD, an ad-hoc citizens group that has been fighting a garbage incinerator in neighboring Frederick County, has prepared an alternative plan for resource management for Carroll County. The plan was requested by Board of County Commissioners President Doug Howard after the County Commission determined that the financing for the incinerator plan was too risky for the County…. Continue reading

No Incinerator Video Clip
Article, Resource filed under Stop Incineration, Waste to Wealth | Written by Neil Seldman | No Comments | Updated on Oct 11, 2012

Landfill in the Sky

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://ilsr.org/landfill-in-sky-video/

This creative and compelling video from the No Incinerator Alliance of Frederick County, Maryland, lays out the reasons the county should abandon its plan to burn. Continue reading

Article filed under Stop Incineration, Waste to Wealth | Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on Sep 10, 2012

Letter to the Editor: Newest Cry from County Residents

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://ilsr.org/newest-cry-from-county-residents/

The No Incinerator Alliance of Frederick County, Maryland, continues to provide citizens with accurate information on the proposed incinerator for that County. Reposted from the Frederick News Post – http://www.fredericknewspost.com/sections/opinion/display_lte.htm?StoryID=140039#.UE5IIrJlTWo The Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority has provided estimates that predict $527 million in bonds will be needed for the construction of the proposed regional trash incinerator… Continue reading

Article filed under Stop Incineration, Waste to Wealth | Written by Neil Seldman | No Comments | Updated on Aug 21, 2012

Letter to the Editor: WTE Projects Are Not All Transparent

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://ilsr.org/wte-projects-not-all-transparent/

Reposted from Waste & Recycling News – http://www.wasterecyclingnews.com/article/20120821/OPINION/120829991/letter-to-the-editor-wte-projects-are-not-all-transparent The lessons presented by John Foden in “Lessons in public acceptance of projects” (Waste & Recycling News, Aug. 6), are not in play in Frederick County, Md. There, Northeast Maryland Authority and state and county officials have spent the last few years obfuscating financial information, and not “embracing the… Continue reading

Article filed under Stop Incineration, Waste to Wealth | Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on Aug 12, 2012

Citizens Lead the Financial Analysis of Burning Garbage in Frederick County, MD

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://ilsr.org/citizens-lead-financial-analysis/

The most reliable, perhaps only reliable, source of financial information concerning the proposed garbage incinerator in Frederick County, MD has not been the Authority or the County Commissioners. Rather it has been the citizens and small business owners in the county. Here is another contribution to the public. Continue reading

Smokestack
Featured Article, Resource filed under Stop Incineration, Waste to Wealth | Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on Jul 15, 2012

Living in Another Financial Reality

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://ilsr.org/living-financial-reality/

Sally Sorbello is a small business women and citizen activist from Frederick, MD. This letter to her local newspaper captures the essence of the case against a proposed incinerator. It is based on years of research and analysis of solid waste management in Frederick County and the state of Maryland. Continue reading