Maryland should stop subsidizing pollution from incinerators

Several months ago, Frederick County broke ground on the Ballenger-McKinney Photovoltaic Solar Project — a 5-acre, 1.3-megawatt solar array. This project is special, not only because of the over $100,000 it will save … [Read more...]

Celebrate the successful citizen campaign that defeated the incinerator!

It was about nine years ago that citizens in Frederick County (and Carroll County) began working -- and fighting -- against the proposed 1,500 tons per day, regional mass burn incinerator that was eventually planned and … [Read more...]

Testimony from the No Incinerator Alliance to the Frederick County Delegation

Editor's Note: On December 13, 2014, the members of the Frederick County delegation to Annapolis held their annual public hearing at Winchester Hall, hearing testimony from individuals and organizations about a wide … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]