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greggalen has written 36 posts for We Demand Fair Development! Stop the Incinerator!

Fair Development Victory! Celebrate with us RSVP to the Concert for Fair Development

Baltimore City Board of Estimates Votes to End Agreement with Energy Answers Incinerator Project Baltimore City School Board today is ending a similar agreement with the Curtis Bay project This follows Baltimore Regional Cooperative Purchasing Committee decision in February to end its support for trash burning project Baltimore City leaders reverse years of support for … Continue reading

Major Breakthrough! Vote taken to terminate energy contracts with trash burning incinerator

A proposal to build the largest trash burning incinerator in the U.S. suffered a major setback recently when a Baltimore regional coalition of governments and institutions voted to terminate its energy-purchasing contract with the proposed Energy Answers Incinerator in Baltimore. Destiny Watford, Free Your Voice leader, “This is a really big step for us. I’m … Continue reading

Campaign to stop the incinerator sparking critical discussion in the NY Times and beyond

Our campaign to stop the nations’ largest trash burning incinerator from being built less than a mile from schools is being covered as a national story. The coverage is generating a critical discussion about who pays the health, environmental, social and economic costs that stem from how we deal with waste. Here is a New … Continue reading

Clean Air is a Human Right Strategy Session! Big Success!

We had a very successful gathering on Saturday Nov 8th at St. Paul’s Church in Curtis Bay. People from across the state and beyond came together to democratize the struggle to stop the incinerator. It is clear that this group wants to keep working together to create a fair development vision for positive alternatives. Check … Continue reading

Connecting with St. Paul’s Church in Curtis Bay

Leaders from across the state coming together for our human right to clean air!

What are the roots of the challenge we face?

Curtis Bay residents speak out about the trash burning incinerator

Campaign to stop the incinerator featured in the Baltimore City Paper!

  “A vocal, impassioned group of students at a nearby high school has targeted the project as fundamentally unjust, and they’ve gotten a lot of attention by invoking human rights when arguing their community has enough pollution already without an additional load from EA’s proposed new smokestacks, which will be allowed to emit more brain-damaging … Continue reading

Baltimore air polluter fumbles, and kids score one for their hard-hit community

Originally posted on Grist:
After close to three years of youth-led organizing against a massive incinerator planned for their South Baltimore Fairfield neighborhood, the young activists got their first taste of victory recently, when the state of Maryland ordered Energy Answers International, the company building the incinerator, to stop construction on the project. Assistant Attorney…