|Source: Environmental Integrity Network|
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This was an important victory, protecting the public from possible derailments, fires, explosions, and air and water pollution. More information about that controversy and decision can be found in State denies permit for Baltimore Crude Oil Terminal.
The Environmental Integrity Project has now won another major victory, with even more wide-spread impacts. They were a major player in killing a proposed heavily polluting trash incineration plant. Partners in this long battle included United Workers and the student group Free Your Voice.
To learn more, check out the Baltimore Sun news article City cancels deal with trash-burning power plant, and the excellent EIP report, Waste-To-Energy: Dirtying Maryland’s Air by Seeking a Quick Fix on Renewable Energy?