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Open Letter to Amazon Distribution at Sparrows Point, Maryland

Mr. Jeff Bezos CEO, President & Chairman of the Board of Directors Amazon 410 Terry Ave. N Seattle, WA 98109 1-206-266-1000 https://ir.aboutamazon.com                                       Re:  Errant Amazon Tractor Trailer Traffic in Fort Howard, Maryland Dear Mr. Bezos, Please be advised since the opening of the Amazon distribution warehouse at the Tradepoint Read more…

Tradepoint Atlantic Environmental Cleanup Meeting October 3, 2019

The Maryland Department of Environment and United StatesEnvironmental Protection Agency (MDE/EPA) is hosting a joint public informational meeting on developer Tradepoint Atlantic’s Environmental Hazardous Waste Cleanup status at the North Point Library, 1716 Merritt Blvd., Dundalk, MD on October 3rd, 2019 starting at 6:30 P.M. Tradepoint Atlantic’s Environmental Hazardous Waste Read more…

Bay 101: Air Pollution

For two generations Fort Howard residents have been plagued with particulate and noxious air emitted from various industrial stationary and mobile sources at adjacent Sparrows Point Peninsula across Old Road Bay. The Clean Air Act was the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s federal response to those decades establishing a set of principal air Read more…

Sparrows Point Development Taxpayer Funding

  Redwood Capital Investment holding,Tradepoint Atlantic, released on October 17, 2018  their 304 page Tax Incremental Funding application for $120,000,000 submitted to the Baltimore County Department of Labor and Economic Development in Spring 2018.  Tax Incremental Funding Application The application will be reviewed on the merits how Baltimore County taxpayers Read more…

MDOT Chesapeake Bay Crossing Study Meetings

As an international logistics gateway, Trade Point Atlantic’s projected 28,000 tractor trailer trips per day may have several future traffic and environmental impacts on the communities surrounding the new bay bridge crossing.  To assure that all branches of government give proper consideration to the environment the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)  policy Read more…

MDE Grants Permit Comment Period Extention

Ms. Leah Kelly of Environmental Integrity Project requested on behalf of Fort Howard Community Association an extension of the comment period for the Access World LLC’s commodity grinding and pulverizing processing permit. Mrs. Shannon Heafey of MDE’s Air Quality Permits Program Air and Radiation Administration has favorably replied in the following.   Read more…

Sparrows Point EPA & MDE Public Information Meeting April 21, 2016

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The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public informational meeting on April 21, 2016, at the North Point Branch of the Baltimore County Library located at 1716 Merritt Boulevard, Dundalk, Maryland starting at 6pm.  The meeting will provide an update on the current activities related to the characterization and clean up of the former Sparrows Point steel mill site, the results of the off-shore investigation and risk assessment conducted off the western portion of the site and the work planned for the upcoming investigation of off-shore conditions along the eastern portion of the site.

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