The Harrisburg Resource Recovery Facility, less elegantly referred to as “the incinerator that burns money,” was built in 1972. The estimated cost to build it was $15 million and was sold to the city based on projections that it could burn enough trash to generate sufficient steam to be sold to cover its costs and debt service. But unexpected repairs required additional financings so that by the time the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) discovered it was emitting unacceptably high levels of dioxins and shut it down, the city owed $94 million for the facility. "
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Ah hell, just google Harrisburg Pennsylvannia incinerator and read all the articles.
And then just for fun, everywhere the word Harrisburg appears, substitute Dufferin County...and be very afraid.