With incinerator in limbo, BOCC considering disposal options

According to the agenda for their meeting on Thursday, Oct. 9th, the Board of County Commissioners will hear from the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority regarding possible plans of action to deal with Frederick … [Read more...]

NIA presentation: “Proven Community Waste Handling and Processing Alternates”

UPDATE: This event has been postponed to an unspecified date after the November election! (We will highlight the event when it is rescheduled.) News Release - Public Meeting … [Read more...]

Waste-to-Energy and Solid Waste Press Event Transcript

EDITORS NOTE: On Tuesday, July 8th, the press and public were invited to a press conference by Jan Gardner, on the topic of Waste-to-Energy, long-term planning for solid waste for Frederick County, and transparency in … [Read more...]

Wednesday Forum: What are the alternatives to an incinerator?

If Frederick County doesn't build an incinerator, what are the alternatives? How can we reduce, re-use and recycle as much as possible in the county? Those are among the important questions that will be tackled at a … [Read more...]

Institute for Local Self­‐Reliance comments on draft “Zero Waste Plan”

EDITORS NOTE: The Maryland Department of the Environment and the O'Malley administration is writing a long term waste management plan titled "Zero Waste Maryland". The goals are ambitious and laudable -- and achievable. … [Read more...]

150th anniversary of Monocacy Battlefield to be commemorated under threat of incinerator

Dotting the fields along the Monocacy River in Frederick County, Maryland, roughly thirty miles northwest of Washington, DC, the cannon lay silent, and the monuments to the fallen stand at attention – distant echoes of a … [Read more...]

Comments to the MDE about its flawed “Zero Waste Plan”

The Maryland Department of the Environment and the O'Malley administration is writing a long term waste management plan titled "Zero Waste Maryland". However, as with the controversial Maryland Green House Reduction … [Read more...]

Mom’s Clean Air Force fights for kids and public health, and against the incinerator

Editors Note: The following is the testimony delivered by Julie to the Frederick County Board of County Commissioners during the "Public Comment" portion of their regular Thursday meeting on May 8, 2014. … [Read more...]