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4:22 pm on Thursday July 8, 2010

Report outlines extent of pollution woes at Charleston trash incinerator

Image by Flickr user AndWhyNot The Post and Courier has a write-up about a new DHEC report that outlines the extent of just how bad the former North Charleston trash-to-energy incinerator was for our region's air. Read more stories on this subject...
3:54 am on Sunday December 20, 2009

As its incinerator shuts down, Charleston County struggles to find a home for its trash

Image by Flickr user D'Arcy Norman December 31 marks the end of Charleston County's old trash solution: Burn it for energy. But the win for our region's air is now a problem for our area's ground.  Read more stories on this subject in our...
6:45 am on Thursday October 15, 2009

Dorchester county landfill taking on some of Charleston's trash

Image by Flickr user D'Arcy NormanImage by 20091015-trash.jpg The Post and Courier reports that Charleston County worked out a two-year contract to send at least 250 tons of garbage daily to the privately owned Oakridge Landfill in Dorchester County...
5:59 am on Saturday May 30, 2009

Charleston County rejects incinerator, moves to up recycling to 40%

Image by Flickr user seanmcgrath Image by 20090530-smoke.jpg Smoke: Charleston County says no thanks, better to burry it. In a surprise move, Charleston County Council has voted to end talks to continue use of the North Charleston trash incinerator...
4:14 am on Monday April 13, 2009

County devising a four-fold rise in locals' recycling

Image by Flickr user timtakImage by 20090413-recycle.jpg Pitch in, it's for a good cause: Fewer area landfills.The ball is rolling towards closing down Charleston County's much-disliked trash incinerator -- however, but to avoid trading noxious gas...
5:49 am on Thursday March 26, 2009

Jury still out on fate of Charleston's incinerator (updated)

Update March 26: The Post and Courier has added an expanded write-up which they've boldly titled "Incinerator likely to close." Indeed, if the county doesn't decided by April 1 to keep using the facility, it becomes harder to envision scenarios in...
10:42 am on Tuesday March 24, 2009

Meeting may decide future of Charleston's trash incinerator

Charleston County Council will meet Wednesday, March 25th, to discuss the future of the county's trash incinerator at 4:15 p.m. at the Lonnie Hamilton, III Public Services Building at 4045 Bridge View Drive in North Charleston. Read more stories on...
6:35 am on Friday March 13, 2009

Incinerator renewal gets thumbs down; no final decision yet

Charleston's Green Committee voted against the renewal of the county's incinerator after a consultant said it was not needed. Read more stories on this subject in our incinerator topic page.However, that's not the final decision. But that is close...
7:12 am on Sunday March 8, 2009

Charleston's incinerator looks likely to be renewed for 20 years

Image by Flickr user mugley Image by 20090308-trash.jpgOn Thursday, March 12th, a consultant will recommend to Charleston County Council whether they should renew a contract for the county's trash incinerator. Read more stories on this subject in...
1:49 pm on Wednesday July 2, 2008

Incinerator meeting draws public outcry

Image by flickr user GeneC55Image by 20080625incinerator.jpg Not Charleston's incinerator, but the facilities help reduce the volume of waste buried and provide a cheap source of energy, but often are a strong source of pollution, and awful smells....

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