Boonsboro Environmental Commission comments on draft “Zero Waste Plan”

EDITORS NOTE: The Maryland Department of the Environment has extended the deadline for comments until Tuesday, May 27th. MDE and the O'Malley administration is writing a long term waste management plan titled "Zero … [Read more...]

No exceptions to Maryland’s stormwater legislation

Editor's note: The "stormwater legislation" referred to here is the 2012 legislation to address runoff into the Chesapeake Bay, and which has been disparagingly called the "rain tax" by developers and other … [Read more...]

Three INCINERATOR Items to Note Today

The proposed and approved 1,500 tons per day, regional mass burn incinerator, planned for the bank of the Monocacy River, about three miles from downtown Frederick is neither a done deal or dead. Today brings three … [Read more...]

Frederick County Ignores Major Flaws in Financial Plan for Incinerator

There are a number of major problems with the Waste-to-Energy, or incinerator, plan developed by the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority (the Authority) and still supported by the Frederick County Board of County … [Read more...]

Myersville vs Dominion: A David vs Goliath Story

It's been two years since the residents in and around the town of Myersville, Maryland, were informed that Dominion Transmission, Inc. (DTI) planned to construct and operate a 16,000 horsepower natural gas compressor … [Read more...]