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Michaels: With Senate Debate Set to Resume, Waste-to-Energy Industry Says Its Fuel Is ‘Clean’

February 17, 2021

I read with interest the article in Maryland Matters last week describing Senator Hough’s crusade against waste-to-energy’s participation in the state renewable electricity portfolio standard (RPS) and wondered if there was a more misunderstood environmental issue in Annapolis. At a recent state legislative hearing, supporters of Senator Hough’s position testified that waste-to-energy (WTE) was not “real renewable energy” and should not participate in the RPS because it was not “clean.” This could not be further from the truth as WTE is modern, clean, and renewable despite Senator Hough’s protestations.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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