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Protests and Arrests In Baltimore Over Garbage Incinerator

| Written by Neil Seldman | No Comments | Updated on Dec 18, 2015 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

We pass along media coverage of the dramatic community protests at the Maryland Department of the Environment in Baltimore, MD, on December 15, 2015. Citizens demanded that the Department rescind permits for a 4,000 ton per day garbage incinerator.

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7 Arrested Demanding State Revoke Permit for New Baltimore Incinerator– Real News

Seven arrested in trash-to-energy plant protest at environment department headquarters – Baltimore Sun

MDE still reviewing power plant permit compliance – Capital Gazette

Incinerator opponents, charged with trespassing, are released today – Baltimore Brew

7 arrested during protest of Baltimore trash-burning plant – Houston Chronicle

Baltimore protesters arrested during trash-to-energy plant demonstration – Waste Dive

About Neil Seldman

Neil Seldman, Ph.D., co-founded the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and is the Director of the Waste to Wealth Initiative. He specializes in helping cities and counties recover increasing amounts of materials from the waste stream and add value to the local economy  through new processing and manufacturing facilities.  Neil also serves on ILSR’s Board of Directors.

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