EPA Plan Details Energy Efforts On Contaminated Sites

Law360, New York (October 15, 2010, 4:38 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a draft plan detailing how it will move forward in the next two years to encourage developers to build renewable energy resources on contaminated land and mine sites.

The plan, released Thursday, is based on information the EPA gathered during stakeholder meetings last year as part of its RE-Powering America’s Land initiative. The agency launched the initiative in September 2008 to test the feasibility of developing renewable energy production on Superfund, brownfields, and former landfill or mining sites....
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