• Court: Green Bay Improperly Revoked Plant Permit

    http://www.twincities.com/News/Wisconsin/ci_25418285/Court:-Green-Bay-improperly-revoked-plant After residents came together and convinced the city to revoke Oneida Seven Generations Corp.’s permit to build a waste-to-energy plant, the corporation fought back. It is suing the city of Green Bay for revoking the permit. The corporation claims that all allegations made against the success and safety of the plant are false. TwinCities.com, March 25, […]

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  • Oneida Tribe Sued in Failed Green Bay Energy Venture

    http://www.twincities.com/News/Wisconsin/ci_25339099/Oneida-tribe-sued-in-failed-energy After public outcry, the Oneida Seven Generations Corp. was unable to build a waste-to-energy plant that it promised would be profitable for its business partner Generation Clean Fuels. The latter is suing the former over lost profits and broken contracts. TwinCities.com, March 13, 2014.  

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  • North Iowa Landfill Board Kills Energy Plant Project

    http://globegazette.com/news/local/landfill-board-kills-ces-energy-plant-project/article_42288c0c-4e17-11e1-96b9-001871e3ce6c.html The Landfill Board voted the proposal down because they wanted more time to study the project. The proposal would have diverted much of the solid waste going to the landfill through a process to create gas that would be burned to create electricity. Globegazette.com, John Skipper, February 2, 2012.  

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  • Fredericksburg City Council Approves Pyrolysis Incinerator Lease

    http://news.fredericksburg.com/businessbrowser/2013/07/09/fredericksburg-city-council-approves-landfill-lease/ Energy Extraction Partners, LLC is under the umbrella corporation Creative Energy Systems. In this article, CES states that it has similar pyrolysis projects progressing in other cities. However, those projects don’t seem to be going anywhere. Fredericksburg.com, July 9, 2013.  

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  • ​Solid Waste Workgroup Report, Carroll County, MD

    http://ccgovernment.carr.org/ccg/pubworks/sw-workgroup/SWWG-Rpt-Nov2012.pdf ​Carroll County established a workgroup to examine and recommend methods of significantly reducing the waste stream by 2030. It reveals methods of motivating citizens to recycle and compost waste, and how to accomplish full-scale and profitable reclaiming of recyclable materials from the municipal waste stream.  

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  • Zero Waste: Successes & Lessons from Around the World

    http://www.no-burn.org/downloads/On%20the%20Road%20to%20Zero%20Waste.pdf GAIA emphasizes that cost estimates for incineration and dumping do not include the human and environmental costs. This is a comprehensive document that includes 9 case studies of communities which proactively work towards a zero waste strategy of waste management. In Gipuzkoa, Spain, they have reduced the amount of waste going to the landfills […]

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  • Alachua FL, Organics Recycling Facility Feasibility Study

    http://www.alachuacounty.us/Depts/PW/Waste/Documents/Alachua%20Organic%20Recycling%20Report%20FINAL%207%2022%2010.pdf As a follow-up to the February study, this report provides detailed analysis of organics recycling. It lists recommendations and schematics for instituting a financially and logistically feasible facility that reduces landfill disposal by 50%. It can be done! HDR Engineering, Inc., July 2010.  

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  • Alachua, FL Waste Composition Study

    http://www.alachuacounty.us/Depts/PW/Waste/Documents/AC_Report_Feb_2010_2.pdf After precisely determining the composition of waste in Alachua County, the study provides concrete solutions to increasing waste diversion through recycling.  It also describes solutions to increasing recycling program participation. Townsend, et al, February 2010.  

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  • FLORIDA ENERGY BILL HB7243

    http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=44660 This Florida Energy Bill (2008) requires municipalities to reduce landfill disposal of waste by 75%. It encourages alternative Energy and “green” industry technologies, in addition to traditional recycling methods. This bill has prompted important studies that can be applied to Stafford County’s situation.  

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  • Dangerous Dioxins

    http://sciencetranslation.wordpress.com/2010/02/05/dangerous-dioxins/ Discover the molecular structure of dioxins and benzene. Lizzie Caldwell reports that benzene and dioxins are both cancerous. In fact, the benzene molecule is present in all the various dioxins. However, the simple benzene molecule breaks down in a week, while dioxins last up to 10 ​years.   (Please note that Caldwell’s allusion ​to Viktor Yushchenko’s alleged dioxin poisoning […]

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