Tire Pyrolysis

There is a tire pyrolysis plant that has been approved at Route 7 and Mountain Road where the facilty currently has a tire shredding facility.

Background:  The Zoning Rules State that Petroleum type processing belongs in a GI district but approved a plant that creates petroleum in a CI district right next to residential neighborhoods.

Population Facts

  1. Approximately 73,000 people live in a 6-mile radius from the proposed operation.
  2. With potential trade winds, this would extend the radius to 50 miles, and increase the amount of affected people tremendously.
  3. 16 Schools and countless Day Cares are in the 6 mile radius
  4. Immediate Affected towns:
    1. Abingdon
    2. Edgewood
    3. Joppatowne
    4.       Kingsville
  5. Secondary Affected Towns:
  6. Bel Air
  7.    Fallston
  8. White Marsh
  9. Essex
  10.    Aberdeen
  11.    Belcamp
  12.    Havre De Grace.

Really, all areas of Harford County should be concerned.

Dangers: Explosion of the plant and the escape of Hydrocarbon Gases and Hydrogen Sulfide gases into our air, land and water.

I am publishing a 3 part series that I am publishing in my blog.

Pay attention to this issue.  It is very dangerous.