Why Fulcrum is a Bad Deal for Gary

This report explains the process Fulcrum proposes and why the claims it makes are greatly exaggerated.

Waste-to-Fuel: The Reality

Waste-to-fuel processes that use mixed municipal garbage a feedstock are unproven, energy consumptive, and polluting. They have yet to produce fuel on a commerical scale anywhere in the world.

 Toxics in Garbage  

All municipal waste streams contain plastic and all plastics contain toxic chemicals. When garbage is landfilled or processed these chemicals  will leach, be emitted into the air or form a waste stream that will need to be disposed of.

EPA Environmental Screen

The US Environmental Protection Agency defines environmental justice as "the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. This goal will be achieved when everyone enjoys."