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Olszewski creates Solid Waste Work Group

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday signed an Executive Order to create the Solid Waste Work Group, which will examine the County’s current solid waste collection and disposal practices, and will make recommendations for implementing innovative industry practices and trash diversion strategies to reduce the overall volume of trash produced in Baltimore County. “Our residents expect and deserve …


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Baltimore County announces new renewable energy conversion of methane gas at Eastern Sanitary Landfill

WHITE MARSH, MD—Baltimore County on Monday announced it has entered a new agreement with Energy Power Partners (EPP), a clean power-focused firm to participate in a landfill gas-to-energy system at the County’s Eastern Sanitary Landfill in White Marsh. The two-phase project is the first large-scale renewable energy venture in Baltimore County’s history. “Climate change poses one of the most significant …


Olszewski creates Youth Climate Working Group

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced the formation of the Baltimore County Youth Climate Working Group to better engage young people as part of Baltimore County’s ongoing effort to adopt sustainable practices and policies to combat climate change. The workgroup will consist of high school students from around Baltimore County to ensure youth voices, concerns, and recommendations …

Olszewski announces key personnel appointments

TOWSON, MD – County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday made several personnel announcements. Delegate Steve Lafferty will serve as Chief Sustainability Officer, Delegate Eric Bromwell will serve as Opioid Strategy Coordinator, and Troy Williams will serve as Chief Diversity Officer. All three positions were recommended by Olszewski’s transition team. Romaine Williams, who previously served as an Assistant County Attorney, has …