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Incinerator won’t pollute region’s air
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Incinerator won’t pollute region’s air

• writing personal letters to Mayor Jackson • putting yard signs in our yards • downloading and printing our own red “No Cleveland Incinerator” and green “Yes Composting/Recycling signs and putting them on t-shirts and in our windows • inviting speakers to come to high school classes • participating in campaign strategy meetings • attending the city’s public meetings

Cleveland Incinerator Victory!
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Cleveland Incinerator Victory!

How did we win? Here’s how:

Public hearing for Ohio EPA air pollution permit for Cleveland’s proposed Ridge Road trash incinerator
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Public hearing for Ohio EPA air pollution permit for Cleveland’s proposed Ridge Road trash incinerator

CLEVELAND — Another public hearing for the Ohio EPA air pollution permit for Cleveland’s proposed Ridge Road trash incinerator will be held on Wednesday, June 12th at 6:00 p.m. at the Estabrook Recreation Center, 4125 Fulton Road. In 2012, Mayor Frank Jackson unveiled a proposal to build a garbage incinerator […]

Cleveland’s plan to build a garbage incinerator goes up in smoke
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Cleveland’s plan to build a garbage incinerator goes up in smoke

Cleveland Public Power doesn’t need an incinerator to meet “advanced energy” standards CLEVELAND — “In its full page ads promoting the incinerator in January, CPP said the alternative to building the facility is to ‘keep doing what we are doing,’ including ‘continue buying 99.9 percent of our power from the […]

Citizens say city shouldn’t repeat it’s mistakes with a new incinerator proposal:  “You can’t build on a house of cards”
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Citizens say city shouldn’t repeat it’s mistakes with a new incinerator proposal: “You can’t build on a house of cards”

CLEVEAND — Citizens who have opposed the City of Cleveland’s plans to build a garbage incinerator at the Ridge Road transfer station are telling U.S. EPA, Ohio EPA, Major Frank Jackson, and members of City Council that the City should not be allowed to receive an air pollution permit for […]

Cleveland incinerator: Consultant gets caught cooking the books
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Cleveland incinerator: Consultant gets caught cooking the books

CLEVELAND — “When the City of Cleveland notified Peter Tien on February 23, 2012, that he was in default on his $1.5 million no-bid contract to design a garbage incinerator for Cleveland Public Power, Utilities Director Barry Withers’ letter said there were numerous errors in Tien’s reports. Ohio Citizen Action […]

Basic mathematical errors will doom incinerator project
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Basic mathematical errors will doom incinerator project

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Public Power’s proposal to build a garbage incinerator on Ridge Road is premised on the idea of turning garbage into pellets and then burning them as fuel.  Although Cleveland Public Power Commissioner Ivan Henderson has never released a financing plan or finalized cost estimates for the project, he […]

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Incinerator with fewer stacks would still be a huge polluter

CLEVELAND — “In attempting to avoid Clean Air Act regulation of its proposed garbage incinerator as a ‘major’ polluter, Cleveland Public Power has said that it plans to build three smokestacks rather than four to ‘reduce emissions.’ However, in the new plan:… • The city says it will ‘reduce pollution […]

Cleveland’s city government should apply precautionary principle in making decision on the garbage incinerator
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Cleveland’s city government should apply precautionary principle in making decision on the garbage incinerator

CLEVELAND — “In my opinion, the Administration’s response shows a reckless disregard for the safety of Cleveland’s citizens. Cleveland’s city government should be in the business of promoting the general welfare, not putting it at risk. The Administration says that the people who oppose the incinerator are merely people who […]

U.S. EPA confirms Cleveland’s proposed project is indeed an incinerator, not just a ‘gasifier’
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U.S. EPA confirms Cleveland’s proposed project is indeed an incinerator, not just a ‘gasifier’

CLEVELAND — Over the past year, Mayor Frank Jackson and Cleveland Public Power have repeatedly insisted that their proposed garbage burning facility on Ridge Road is a “gasifier,” not an “incinerator.”  They have taken out full page ads in newspapers to make this point, developed elaborate analogies comparing the proposal to […]