No-Incinerator Alliance survey: Where do the candidates stand?

The No Incinerator Alliance has surveyed the candidates running for County Executive and County Council in Frederick County this year, to determine their basic position on the controversial 1,500 tons per day, regional … [Read more...]

Truth takes a back seat in ongoing incinerator saga

Last week Carroll County paid $1,000,000.00 to exit as Frederick's partner in the 1,500 tons-per-day regional trash and tire incinerator planned for location at the McKinney Industrial Center south of Frederick City. The … [Read more...]

Carroll County officially released from incinerator partnership

Envision Frederick County will be posting more details and a few blog entries about what this means for Frederick County and the incinerator, but in the meantime, here's the basic news, with links to the coverage in the … [Read more...]

No fake Zero Waste for Maryland

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has made claim that he wants Maryland to become a Zero Waste State: (Click on the image to open a larger version.) However, Gov. O'Malley and the Maryland Department of the Environment … [Read more...]

Jan Gardner announces campaign for County Executive (full text of speech at rally)

EDITOR'S NOTE: On Saturday, November 9th, in front of Winchester Hall in Frederick, former county commissioner Jan Gardner formally announced and launched her campaign to be the first county executive of Frederick County … [Read more...]

National Parks Conservation Association: “Help Stop Trash Incinerator Next To Monocacy National Battlefield”

The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) has created an online action alert about the proposed and approved 1,500 tons per day, regional mass burn incinerator that is still planned for a site three miles from … [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...]

The “WTE” Incinerator Wastes More Energy than it Generates

The proposed and approved regional incinerator planned for Frederick County is also referred to as a "Waste to Energy" facility. These incinerators are not just another kind of electricity-producing … [Read more...]