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.
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