Baltimore Advocates File Civil Rights Complaint Over Incinerator Pollution

June 3, 2024
Environmental justice (EJ) advocates have filed a civil rights complaint asking EPA to find that Baltimore’s 10-year waste management plan is discriminatory because it continues to rely on a highly polluting municipal waste incinerator that disproportionately poses risks to their health -- despite EPA’s reluctance to investigate such claims. The May 28 petition to EPA’s Office of External Civil Rights from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and Environmental Integrity Project on behalf of the South Baltimore Community Land Trust asks...

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