Limbo land

Carswell, Cally
June 2010
High Country News;6/7/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p5
The article focuses on the movement to develop wind and solar projects on already-sullied places like decommissioned landfills and abandoned mines in the U.S. The move is in response to the protests of environmentalists concerning wind and solar projects on undeveloped public lands. The Environmental Protection Agency has estimated that more than 11,000 contaminated sites are suitable for such projects. Mining and solar companies are looking the potential of brownfields for green energy.


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