Environmental News Service

MARYLAND: Ratepayers Subsidize Polluting Energy at Top Prices

by Environmental News Service | February 23, 2022
In 2020, about 25 percent of Maryland’s so-called “clean energy” under the state’s Tier 1 Renewable Portfolio Standard came from dirty sources, such as municipal solid waste burned to produce electricity and woody biomass or debris burned in power plants and paper mills. “ ...

Unregulated Corrosive 9/11 Dust Lands EPA in Court

by Environmental News Service | January 17, 2022
That was a critical danger facing first responders who arrived at the World Trade Center in September 2001 without health warnings or any personal protective equipment. The PEER lawsuit seeks a 10-fold tightening of the alkaline level of wastes classified as “corrosive” and thus “ ...