Photo Courtesy of Bill Wolfe/PEER A public advocacy group says streams connected to the Fenimore landfill were impaired prior to the reopening of the site. The state has scrapped solar-power plans and is looking for a new contractor. Related Links: After Prison, Former Contractor Disputes Case KIYC: Landfill owner Richard Bernardi served 3 years for bribery Allegations are flying as public acrimony mounts over a botched attempt to place a solar farm atop an abandoned landfill in New Jersey.At the center of the controversy is a New Jersey Dept. of Environmental Protection report that has not yet been made public.
The former Soviet nation of Kazakhstan is ramping up completion of EXPO 2017—a futuristic megaproject estimated to cost between $3 and $5 billion that will showcase global energy efficiency and boost the host’s global profile
Cover photo by Neelam Mathews in Astana, Kazakhstan