|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 30 Nov 2009 13:19:05 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] DISPOSAL: Harford County (MD) incinerator at Aberdeen Proving Ground|
Harford bill may allow incinerator near park Hearing, vote Tuesday on buying site by Cunion Field By Jonathan Pitts Baltimore Sun November 30, 2009Harford County residents will have a chance to raise questions Tuesday about a controversial bill that would allow the county to build a waste-to-energy incinerator near Cunion Field, an Edgewood park popular with local children and their families.
The Harford County Council is to vote on the measure, Bill No. 09-36, at a public hearing at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The bill would allow the county to purchase Prologis Park, a 113-acre commercial lot in Edgewood, for $4.9 million.
The intent of the acquisition, administrators say, is to allow the county to create a new access road to an existing waste-to-energy incinerator at Aberdeen Proving Ground, a facility that has turned Harford County solid waste into energy-producing steam since 1986.
The county, state and Army have been working on a deal that would greatly expand the site, which stands on 13 acres at the Army base. The $400 million expansion would quadruple the incinerator's capacity to 1,500 tons a day, double the number of delivery trucks in and out of the site, and open the facility to waste from other counties.
... For the entire article, see http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/harford/bal-md.ha.incinerator30nov30,0,6194097.story -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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