Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Clean Air Ordinance and what does it do?
The Baltimore City Clean Air Ordinance is designed to raise pollution standards to bring about cleaner air in Baltimore city. The Clean Air Ordinance will do the following :
- Raise the emissions standards for the city for burners of solid waste or fuel with a capacity of 25 tons or more.
- Require continuous monitoring of 20 major pollutants to be posted real time on a publicly accessible website.
- Require qualifying facilities to install pollution controls to minimize damages.
Has it been passed yet?
What is its status / When will it be passed?
Right now it is under legal review before being introduced to the Baltimore City Council.
What is Baltimore / Westport / Lakeland / Mt Winans Recycles and what does it do?
Is the program going on now?
When will it happen again?