Media Coverage

Coverage of our Fair Development Campaign to Stop the Incinerator!

New York Times

In Baltimore, Fighting an Incinerator – video

Garbage Incinerators Make Comeback, Kindling Both Garbage and Debate

Baltimore City Paper

City Paper Video 

A campaign to undermine a controversial Baltimore waste-burning power plant appears to be working 

Trash Talk – Feature story

Baltimore youth get another big win in fight against incinerator

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

The world is yours: Kids take the lead in the climate fight

Before repairing the climate, we’ll have to repair the impacts of racism

The EPA attempts CPR on its own Civil Rights Act enforcement

EPA’s next challenge: Protect communities in nation’s industrial dumping grounds

Fight the funk: This woman’s fight against garbage fumes became a national crusade

Smokestack city: An industrial neighborhood decides it has had enough

Talking trash: Baltimore students speak out against waste-burning power plant

Baltimore Brew

Committee recommends canceling power contract with a lot of political juice

South Baltimore incinerator opponents applaud stop-work order


Pollution-weary students stage a march to protest incinerator

Video: High School Students March Against South Baltimore Incinerator

Baltimore Sun

Trash-burning power project hits new snag

Construction of Fairfield power plant ordered halted over air quality permit violation

South Baltimore students protest against planned plant near 2 schools

Students and others protest the proposed South Baltimore incinerator

The Curtis Bay incinerator will endanger Marylanders

The Real News

As Construction of Baltimore Incinerator Is Halted, Activists Rally for Justice for Bhopal

“Facts Don’t Matter” Community Faces Health Risks from New Incinerator (3/4)

Baltimore Residents Face Potential Health Risks from New Incinerator (2/4)

Baltimore Residents Face Potential Health Risks from New Incinerator (1/4)

Ben Franklin High School Incinerator Protest


How Baltimore Students Are Fighting Proposed Waste-To-Energy Plant – Fraser Smith

Singing to Stop an Incinerator in their Back Yard – Tom Pelton

Environmental Battles: Monday February 24th, 12-1 p.m. – Dan Rodricks

WEAA: Marc Steiner

Waste to Energy: Curtis Bay Students Rally Against Proposed Incinerator Plant

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Youth Activists featuring United Workers leader Destiny Watford


WBALTV: Incinerator project put on hold 

WBALTV: Hundreds protest construction of incinerator in Baltimore

FOX 45

Fox 45: curtis-bay-residents-concerned-over-plans-new-trash-incinerator


WJZ CBS Baltimore: Marylanders Uneasy About Renewable Energy Plant In Curtis Bay

Additional Coverage

Clean Water Action: Marchers Demand Clean Air and Fair Development

Climate Howard: Students Demand Freedom From Dirty Energy

Solidarity: A Baltimore Neighborhood Fights a New Incinerator

Baltimore Post Examiner: ‘Stop the incinerator in Baltimore,” activists demand

Blue Water Baltimore: Why the Incinerator in Curtis Bay is Bad for Curtis Bay and our Harbor

Article on our fight to stop the incinerator!

Arts, Activism, Education, Research: It exists because it exists – Bioregional activism in the Chesapeake watershed


Free Your Voice Media

Free Your Voice Videos: Free Your Voice Vimeo Page

A video about our community and why we are working to Stop the Incinerator: Free Your Voice

A video that asks, “Do you think it’s a good idea to build the nations’ largest incinerator less than a mile from schools?”: Stop the Incinerator

A music video for the amazing song written and performed by Free Your Voice leaders: Free Your Voice Anthem

A video of Leah N Drey performing at the School Board Meeting: Baltimore high school students stun school board with rap on environmental injustice!

A studio recording of the Free Your Voice Anthem by Leah N Drey: Free Your Voice Anthem

A short documentary by UMBC students about the campaign: Free Your Voice Documentary

A video of Free your Voice leader Destiny Watford testifying in Annapolis: Cumulative Impacts 

A short video message: God Recycles, the Devil Burns


Past Coverage

Baltimore Brew: With Incinerator Plan, Curtis Bay Feels Dumped on Again

Anne Arundel Officials and Residents Object to City Trash Burning Plant

Battle over Proposed South Baltimore Trash Incinerator Re-Igniting 

Trash Burning Power Plants Pricey and Polluting

Bills would mean sweeter subsidy for planned South Baltimore incinerator

Work said to begin on city waste to energy plant 

Energy Answers Incinerator Project would put the health of thousands of Baltimore Residents at risk 

Historical Background

Baltimore Sun: Looking back at 1988: 3 incinerators

Baltimore Sun: Residents of Curtis Bay Seek Plant, City Says No




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