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  • Living near the dump [Editorial]

    Living near the dump  [Editorial]
    Living near Baltimore County's Eastern Sanitary Landfill is no doubt unpleasant. The facility is huge — 375 acres — and handles about a quarter of Baltimore County's solid waste, or almost 75,000 tons of trash a year. Residents of the neighborhoods adjacent to it complain of unpredictable odors that substantially diminish their enjoyment of their property. But a proposal pending in the General Assembly to allow for property tax breaks for the affected communities is the wrong approach.
  • Harford bill would let county septic reserve areas be half as big

    Harford bill would let county septic reserve areas be half as big
    A Harford County bill under consideration could cut the county's septic reserve requirement in half, down to a quarter of an acre. Legislation was introduced to the Harford County Council Tuesday that would cut in half the county's current septic...

    A watershed moment for Harford [Editorial]

    A watershed moment for Harford [Editorial]
    Dull though the subject matter may be, it would be hard to overstate the potential impact on Harford County of a consolidated, countywide water and sewer system. Running a municipal water system that meets the demands of large swaths of the populace,...

    Carroll commissioners vote to delay incinerator decision

    Carroll commissioners vote to delay incinerator decision
    The Board of Carroll County Commissioners voted Thursday to amend a resolution approved in June that maps their exit from the waste-to-energy incinerator project with Frederick County. Instead of withdrawing from the project once permits were issued,...

    Carroll commissioners ready to exit waste-to-energy incinerator project

    Carroll commissioners ready to exit waste-to-energy incinerator project
    The Board of Carroll County Commissioners could formally move to exit the waste-to-energy incinerator agreement with Frederick County in as soon as the next two weeks. After the news Friday that the Maryland Department of the Environment had issued...