Published on March 24th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

NYC to Build Wind and Solar Farm on Old Dump Site


Having written recently about waste-to-energy (WTE) programs at landfills worldwide, this item from Clean Technica about a planned wind and solar farm on an old New York City dump fits the picture. Best of fortune launching this renewable energy concept, and many more like around the world. We need an abundance of this kind of planning to build the sustainability footprint.

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Writer, documentary producer, and director. Meyers is a contributor to CleanTechnica, and founder of Green Streets MediaTrain, a communications connection and eLearning hub. As an independent producer, he's been involved in the development, production and distribution of television and distance learning programs for both the education industry and corporate sector. He also is an avid gardener and loves sustainable innovation.

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