Protests and Arrests In Baltimore Over Garbage Incinerator

Date: 18 Dec 2015 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

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

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Neil Seldman, Ph.D, directs the Recycling and Economic Growth Initiative. He specializes in helping cities and businesses recover increasing amounts of materials from the waste stream and add value to the local economy through new processing and manufacturing facilities. He is a co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and is a member of ILSR's Board of Directors.