Members of the public are invited to comment on the feasibility and desirability of various forms of institutional oversight at federally-funded institutions that perform research involving certain pathogens or toxins.
University of Maryland PhD candidate Ed Kruse will be conducting community health surveys related to Middletown, Fort Detrick, and Walkersville. Middletown has been asked to introduce Ed Kruse to the community at a date yet to be decided.
2/7/13 Citizen concerned with over-development in Frederick County, water pollution, crowded schools, trash and tax increases
February 7, 2013 by FofFC
Filed under Government Affairs: budget, privatization, land use policies, Press and Media, Public Health, Roads, Schools, Share your Opinion on Policy, Solid Waste, Spread the Word!
Already in trouble Originally published February 07, 2013 in the Frederick News Post I am dismayed to see that the Maryland Department of Planning reports that our county is allowing septic systems that will have an adverse effect on the Chesapeake Bay. The objection is land consumption and water pollution. So let’s look at the [...]
January 8, 2013 by FofFC
Filed under Delaplaine Farm in New Market, Municipal Growth: addressing the hidden costs of sprawl in New Market, New Market, Preserving Farms and Open Space, Press and Media, Protecting Waterways, Public Health, Public Meetings and Workshops, Roads, Schools, Share your Opinion on Policy, Smith/Cline Farm in New Market
Monday, January 7th at 7pm, New Market held a public hearing,
Last week the Environmental Integrity Project released its report The Clean Water Act and the Chesapeake: Enforcement’s Critical Role in Restoring the Bay (December 2012) Appendix A in that report shows the Ballenger McKinney Waste Water Treatment Plant discharging 111,158 pounds of nitrogen each year over the permitted level. It is the worst offender in the entire [...]
November 13, 2012 by FofFC
Filed under 2012 Rezoning, Municipal Growth, Our Campaigns, Police, Fire and Rescue, Protecting Waterways, Public Health, Reading Material, Roads, Schools, Share your Opinion on Policy, Water and Sewer
Handouts to the elite development set Originally published November 11, 2012
10-25-12 Public Hearing with Board of Appeals on Grant County Mulch Processing in Buckeystown, read more!
Please attend the special hearing on: Thursday October 25th 7:00 PM 1st floor hearing room, Winchester Hall, 12 E Church Street, Frederick MD
Grant County Mulch proposes intensifying production for Buckeystown – with potentially harmful consequences
“The new changes in the Grant County Mulch business plan, effectively change the nature of the on site operations from a bagging and storage facility for Montgomery County’s yard waste to a Mulch Production Plant. This new and increased intensity of operations is neither allowable in an agriculturally zoned area nor “in harmony with the [...]
Inconsistencies and Problems with the Landsdale PUD Phase I (non-age restricted) proposal and the Developers Rights and Responsibilities Agreement
Take a look at the Landsdale PUD Phase I Deficiencies.