• OSHA Material Safety Data Sheet: Tire Derived Oil

    http://www.conradind.com/pi_tire_derived_oil_msds.asp OSHA requires chemical reporting on potentially hazardous materials through Material Safety Data Sheets. The MSDA on tire-derived oil reveals a nasty list of the hazardous effects of tire oil on people and the environment. [Name a few examples, in a way such as: “dioxins, often called the single most poisonous substance created by humanity, […]

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  • Qualitative Analysis of Waste Rubber-Derived Oil as an Alternative Diesel Additive, April 2013

    Pyrolysis of waste tires makes “a dark brown to almost black liquid which is highly viscous with a sharp and irritating smell, and contain high concentration of sulphur (p.16).” The oil industry has discovered that the waste oil from tire incineration MIGHT SOMEDAY be an alternative fuel. It hasn’t worked yet.

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  • Alachua Organic Recycling Report, July 2010

    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!

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  • Alachua (Florida) Waste Composition Study, Feb. 2010

    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.

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  • Citizen Voice Concerns about Stafford Incinerator

    http://news.fredericksburg.com/staffordnews/2013/08/08/eep-replies-to-citizen-concerns-about-waste-to-energy-proposal-in-email/ Energy Extraction Partners, a subsidiary of CES, attempts to explain why a tire incinerator would be a good thing for Stafford County. The company repeatedly makes​ unsubstantiated claims about their successes, and the safety and efficiency of its technology. But they also make important statements that would force any rational person to not build an incinerator […]

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  • Testimony before the Stafford Board of Supervisors, April 1, 2014

    I come before you again to try to get you to make the right decision for Stafford . DO NOT BUILD an incinerator at the Eskimo Hill Road landfill.  Given that our landfill has an expected life of 30-50 years, there is no need to rush into a bad decision. Instead, build upon Stafford’s excellent record of recycling, and become […]

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  • Partnership for Policy Integrity

    http://pfpi.net/ This site has a wealth of knowledge about energy policies. PFPI uses science, policy analysis, and strategic communications to promote sound energy policy.

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  • Biomass Incineration is DIRTY Energy

    http://www.energyjustice.net/biomass Biomass incineration is one of the most expensive, inefficient and polluting ways to make energy — even dirtier than coal in some ways. Forests are destroyed, the climate is cooked, crop lands are wasted, resources are destroyed and low-income communities and communities of color suffer increased health problems from this unnecessary dirty energy source […]

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