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State revisits ban on new incinerators

Opponents fear impact on recycling initiatives

By David Abel
Globe Staff / May 11, 2009

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SAUGUS - With its two boilers brewing fires at more than 2,200 degrees, the massive incinerator along Bear Creek burns 1,500 tons of trash a day, mounds of which are hauled to the aging plant on tractor-trailers and deposited in an 85-foot-deep pit piled high with soggy cardboard, ripped plastic, and loads of other refuse. (Full article: 1240 words)

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