Tag Archives: incinerator

Baltimore opts to delay Clean Air Act implementation

The smokestack of the Wheelabrator waste-to-energy incenerator is seen from Russell Street. (Photo submitted by Emma Moore)

Baltimore will hold off on implementing its Clean Air Act emissions mandates until a federal judge rules on pending motions in a lawsuit challenging the ordinance. The Baltimore Clean Air Act, signed into law in March 2019, imposes emissions standards that ...

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City incinerators sue Baltimore over Clean Air Act

Destiny Watford, center, led  a coalition that fought a proposed incinerator at Curtis Bay.   (Submitted photo)

Baltimore incinerators and trade associations filed suit against the city over its recent emissions mandates Tuesday, alleging the Baltimore Clean Air Act is illegal and conflicts with existing state and federal requirements. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in ...

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Incinerator facility sues Baltimore Co. for breach of contract

Sanitation workers remove debris from the Occupy Baltimore site after police evicted occupiers from McKeldin Square in Baltimore, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011.  Baltimore City police moved into McKeldin Square around 3:30 a.m. and closed off surrounding streets. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Baltimore County is facing a breach of contract lawsuit filed by a major waste disposal provider, an incinerator in the city, after negotiations over decreasing delivery volume allegedly broke down. Wheelabrator Baltimore L.P. filed suit in Baltimore County Circuit Court Thursday, alleging ...

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Frederick official: Forget incinerator

(AP) The president of the Frederick County Commissioners says the county should drop its plans for a waste-to-energy trash incinerator near Frederick. Blaine Young told The Frederick News-Post Tuesday that he will suggest the county terminate its contract with Wheelabrator ...

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Frederick County may downsize proposed incinerator

WESTMINSTER — Frederick County officials say they’re considering downsizing a proposed trash incinerator due to uncertainty about Carroll County’s participation in the project. County commissioners President Blaine Young told The Frederick News-Post in an email Tuesday that the county would ...

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Carroll County seeks alternatives to incinerator

WESTMINSTER — Carroll County officials are seeking alternatives to participating in a waste-to-energy incinerator in neighboring Frederick County. The Carroll County Times reported in its Tuesday edition that Frederick County has given Carroll County approval to investigate other trash-disposal methods. ...

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Baltimore incinerator operator to pay $77K fine

State officials say the operator of a Baltimore incinerator has agreed to pay a $77,500 fine to settle alleged air pollution violations. The Maryland Department of the Environment and the Attorney General’s office announced the settlement Tuesday with Wheelabrator Baltimore, ...

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