Maryland News

Toxic for People & Planet projected on BRESCO by the Backbone Campaign

MD General Assembly Votes to Keep Subsidizing Trash Incineration

April 9, 2019

The Maryland General Assembly has passed the Clean Energy Jobs Act, requiring that Maryland reach 50% renewable energy by 2030.

“No Bomb Trains in Baltimore” Coalition Statement on Falls Road Train Derailment

March 16, 2019

On Friday afternoon, a freight train derailed over the 1900 block of Falls Road.

Bipartisan Coalition Demands End to Ratepayer Subsidies for Trash Incineration

March 8, 2019

On March 8th, an unlikely alliance of Republican and Democratic legislators, residents from across Maryland, and environmental advocates gathered to demand the end of public subsidies for

Environmental advocates support bill to end trash incineration subsidies

March 8, 2019

"It is a pollutant,” said Del. Lorig Charkoudian (D-Montgomery County).

Baltimore incinerator could lose clean energy funding

March 8, 2019

"The BRESCO trash incinerator, in my neighborhood, has received $10 million worth of subsidies in the past six years paid for by Maryland rate payers," said Jennifer Krunze, Maryland program organi

As City Stops Sewage From Flowing into Harbor, Residents’ Basements Fill With Crap

January 26, 2019

“Closing sanitary sewer outfalls is a requirement of the consent decree, but when the city started doing that, the number of homes with sewage backups each year increased from 622 reported backups