Story | Jul 29, 2014 | 9:07 AM
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Energy Answers, facing violations for its Baltimore incinerator project, says it now has required emissions offsetsStory | Aug 1, 2014 | 12:30 PMMaryland regulators in June ordered Energy Answers to stop construction at its long-stalled, controversial waste-to-energy incinerator project in Baltimore's industrial Fairfield peninsula, due to ongoing violations of its air permit. City Paper just got an update on the situation from Maryland Department of the Environment spokesman Jay Apperson, who explained in an email that, while settlement discussions are continuing, "the company has submitted information that it has obtained emissions offsets to replace those for which it failed to execute the final call option," and "that information is under review." The required emissions offsets are rights to pollute, sold on a per-ton basis, that a company that shuts down a polluting facility can sell to another company that is seeking to operate a new polluting facility.
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Raw sewage, which is supposed to be carried to treatment plants via underground pipes, overflowed 16 times since last summer along a five-block stretch of Greenspring Avenue between Cold Spring Lane and Northern Parkway in Baltimore, according to the...
Story | Jun 4, 2014 | 8:14 PM
Baltimore has made another Top 10 list--this time, though, it's not a list of the most murderous, drug-addled, or crime-ridden cities. Sustain Lane, an online "people-powered guide to sustainable living," has ranked Baltimore as the 10th most...