Report: Waste Incineration: A Dirty Secret in How States Define Renewable Energy

This article discusses a report on waste incineration –  A Dirty Secret in How States Define Renewable Energy.

Burning garbage to generate power is neither clean nor renewable. Yet, aging, costly, and polluting solid waste incinerators have been bolstered by a dirty secret — 23 states legally classify incineration as “renewable” in their energy goals and commitments.

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