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Veolia Environnement
Citizens stopped Veolia contract in its tracks
Citizens stopped Veolia contract in its tracks

They say you can't fight City Hall, but we did: Baltimore's citizens should celebrate the defeat of the proposed contract with global water privateer Veolia ("Baltimore panel recommends London company for controversial DPW efficiency contract," Dec. 4). A large, city-wide coalition came together, stood firm and made it clear that we would not tolerate a contract with this abusive corporation. Based on a track record of rate hikes, political interference and environmental and labor abuses, any deal with Veolia would have been disastrous for Baltimore and its residents. That's what we stood for — and won. Hundreds took action, from our streets to our City...