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Howard Johnson
Elkridge: Transfer station goes elsewhere, thanks to outspoken community

Howard Johnson, president of the Greater Elkridge Community Association, recently forwarded an official letter naming the Mount Clare Yard station as the preferred site for the new Intermodal container transfer facility and stating an end to all investigations into the four other proposed sites, which included Beltsville, Jessup, Montevideo Road and, of course, Hanover. The association's membership and residents of Elkridge and Hanover voiced strong opposition to having the transfer site operating 24-7 in such close proximity to a large number of homes, as well as a proposed new school site. Johnson said, "We cannot thank or recognize everyone enough who assisted in the CSX...