Post Tagged with: "Cleveland Incinerator"

Controversy dogs Cleveland’s waste-to-energy ambitions
Cleveland Incinerator / Energy

Controversy dogs Cleveland’s waste-to-energy ambitions

CLEVELAND — ” In a hotel ballroom filled with entrepreneurs, angel investors and government bureaucrats hungry for opportunities in the evolving field of turning household trash into energy, Ivan Henderson delivers some sobering advice: Waste to energy is not an easy ride.’It’s been a bumpy road,’ the soft-spoken commissioner for […]

From waste to watts: Cleveland’s controversial pursuit of trash conversion technology
Cleveland Incinerator / Energy

From waste to watts: Cleveland’s controversial pursuit of trash conversion technology

CLEVELAND — ” For years, Cleveland has flirted with a little-known technology for converting garbage into electric power, attracted by the idea of a green alternative to dispatching 230,000 tons of trash to Ohio landfills yearly and relying on coal-fired plants to supply Cleveland Public Power’s customers. The promise of […]

Cleveland’s new garbage plan smells like the same old trash
Cleveland Incinerator

Cleveland’s new garbage plan smells like the same old trash

CLEVELAND — “Last month Cleveland City Council gave the administration and Cleveland Public Power $200,000 for a new trash consultant, and said it would investigate all trash processing options — kinda. After spending a few million in a stalled attempt to build the first U.S. high-tech gasification plant to turn […]

Clevelanders learn from “zero waste” experts at June 2nd Symposium
Cleveland Incinerator

Clevelanders learn from “zero waste” experts at June 2nd Symposium

link to photo gallery CLEVELAND — Two of the country’s leading experts on developing outstanding programs for recycling, composting, and resource recovery of materials brought valuable information to Cleveland for the “You and the Environmental Symposium” on June 2, 2012.   Bob Gedert, Director of Resource Recovery in Austin, Texas, and Neil […]

Environmental groups host forum to promote recycling and composting
Cleveland Incinerator

Environmental groups host forum to promote recycling and composting

CLEVELAND — “To capitalize on the renewed interest in recycling and composting generated by the public meetings earlier this year, environmental groups are now pressing the city to develop a more comprehensive plan. Ohio Citizen Action, Earthday Coalition and other groups have organized the Cleveland Composting and Recycling Forum on […]

‘You and the Environment Symposium’ – June 2, 2012
Cleveland Incinerator

‘You and the Environment Symposium’ – June 2, 2012

WHEN: June 2, 2012 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Downtown YMCA, 2200 Prospect Ave, Cleveland Co-sponsors:  Earth Day Coalition, Environmental Health Watch, Ohio Citizen Action, Northeast Ohio Sierra Club, Cleveland Neighborhood Development Coalition, GreenCityBlueLake Institute With support from the George Gund Foundation The symposium will feature keynote speakers Bob […]

Cleveland City Council authorizes city to hire new consultant, solicit ideas for handling trash
Cleveland Incinerator

Cleveland City Council authorizes city to hire new consultant, solicit ideas for handling trash

CLEVELAND — “Less than two weeks after Cleveland fired its consultant responsible for designing a proposed trash-to-electricity plant, city council approved spending $200,000 for a new consultant, who administrators promise will help the city ‘hit the reset button’ on the controversial project. In a 15-2 vote Monday night, council authorized […]

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

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 […]

Cheers & Jeers
Cleveland Incinerator

Cheers & Jeers

CLEVELAND — “Jeers…to Peter Tien, the consultant who finally has run out of chances to design a workable trash-to-energy plant for Cleveland. Tien has a couple of weeks to bill the city for work already done on a $1.5 million contract that has now been canceled. If he botches that as […]

Cleveland’s waste-to-energy debacle
Cleveland Incinerator

Cleveland’s waste-to-energy debacle

CLEVELAND — ”When I found out about Cleveland’s proposed waste-to-energy plant, I wanted to know more. It didn’t take much research to realize that those in charge didn’t know what they were doing or were deliberately ignoring the facts. The city and Cleveland Public Power like to argue that the only […]