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Do the math: ”New” incinerator proposal would have same amount of dangerous pollutants from soot, more dioxin, and still be the largest polluter of mercury in the county
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Do the math: ”New” incinerator proposal would have same amount of dangerous pollutants from soot, more dioxin, and still be the largest polluter of mercury in the county

CLEVELAND —   In an attempt to avoid federal regulation as a “major” source of pollution under the Clean Air Act, Cleveland Public Power announced on February 23, 2012, that it plans to have three combustion units at is proposed garbage incinerator rather than four.  Cleveland Public Power says it now plans […]

Mayor of Shaker Heights weighs in against air pollution from proposed Cleveland incinerator: ‘We are located directly down-wind’
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Mayor of Shaker Heights weighs in against air pollution from proposed Cleveland incinerator: ‘We are located directly down-wind’

SHAKER HTS — “Earl M. Leiken, the Mayor of Shaker Heights, filed official public comments yesterday on the City of Cleveland’s proposal to build a new garbage incinerator.  The mayor’s comments conclude: “The permit application lists the allowable emissions that would come from the plant, among them pollutants with obnoxious […]

U.S. EPA: Cleveland incinerator must be regulated as a major source of pollution; Start over with permitting process
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U.S. EPA: Cleveland incinerator must be regulated as a major source of pollution; Start over with permitting process

CHICAGO, IL — “Unless OEPA can demonstrate this conclusion is in error, we would consider issuance of a synthetic minor permit to be inappropriate and in violation of federal PSD [Major Source Prevent Significant Deterioration] requirements. We would expect the need for OEPA to go back and issue a PSD permit […]

Interpreting pollution maps for the proposed Cleveland incinerator
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Interpreting pollution maps for the proposed Cleveland incinerator

CLEVELAND — “To read the maps [78 MB pdf download] is actually easy, but it’s more important to understand how to interpret what they mean to the average neighbor. Each color is a different average daily concentration that will be experienced over the five years they modeled. As you get […]

Less than a week to comment on incinerator air pollution permit
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Less than a week to comment on incinerator air pollution permit

CLEVELAND — Next Thursday, February 23, is the deadline for public comments on Ohio EPA’s proposed air pollution permit for an incinerator at the Ridge Road Transfer Station.  If you haven’t already, please send your comments to David Hearne, Cleveland Division of Air Quality,  Department of Public Health, 75 Erieview […]

Cleveland’s incinerator plans don’t add up
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Cleveland’s incinerator plans don’t add up

CLEVELAND — The City of Cleveland is basing its plans to build a garbage incinerator, and its proposed air pollution permit, on a design prepared by developer Princeton Environmental Group (PEG), under the direction of Peter Tien.  City officials are also presenting information to the public in a series of […]

Clevelanders to gather on steps of City Hall tonight, to urge City Council:  “Don’t approve one more penny for proposed garbage incinerator”
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Clevelanders to gather on steps of City Hall tonight, to urge City Council: “Don’t approve one more penny for proposed garbage incinerator”

WHERE:  Front steps of Cleveland City Hall, 601 Lakeside Ave, Cleveland WHEN:  Monday, January 30, Press conference will begin at 6:30 p.m.  People will gather with signs at 6:15 p.m. (City Council meeting begins at 7 p.m.) WHO: Neighbors of the proposed incinerator,  leaders of Cleveland’s major environmental and public […]

In promoting incinerator, Cleveland Public Power misleads public about its power portfolio
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In promoting incinerator, Cleveland Public Power misleads public about its power portfolio

CLEVELAND — In its materials promoting its plan to build a garbage incinerator at the Ridge Road Transfer Station, Cleveland Public Power (CPP) says that the alternative to building the facility is to “keep doing what we are doing,” including “continue buying 99.9% of our power from the market.”    CPP […]

Ohio Environmental Council weighs in against proposed incinerator
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Ohio Environmental Council weighs in against proposed incinerator

CLEVELAND —  The Ohio Environmental Council, a federation of 100 environmental and conservation groups in Ohio, submitted comments on January 13 about Cleveland Public Power’s proposed Ridge Road garbage incinerator. David Celebrezze, Director of Air and Water for the Ohio Environmental Council, said in part ” It is our understanding that […]

More discussion, facts needed about Cleveland incinerator
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More discussion, facts needed about Cleveland incinerator

CLEVELAND — “Over the past four years, I considered myself an active, engaged councilman in the city of Brooklyn. Unfortunately, at my last council meeting, a person spoke about a topic that caught me, and I believe, many on Brooklyn City Council, by surprise. Initially, when I heard about a […]