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The Nation: “The Wrong Kind of Green”

“For environmental groups to take funding from the very people who are destroying the environment is preposterous–yet it is now taken for granted.”

Friends:

As you know, BASF saw the light and withdrew its proposal for an incinerator in Newport, DE.  (See the official BASF announcement.  BASF didn’t return calls from Green Delaware.)   This was an important success.  (But have you noticed the media blackout except on Al Mascitti’s show?)  The next steps are to (1) stop a “electric arc furnace” incinerator scheme in Wilmington, (2) strengthen and update Delaware’s ten-year-old laws on incineration, and (3) get a serious “zero waste” program going in Delaware. Continue reading