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CRRA to Transform Hartford Landfill from Eyesore to Clean-Energy Source

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By

The Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority has awarded an $11.6 million contract for the final phase of capping the 96-acre landfill. This final section – about 35 acres – will have photovoltaic panels mounted on top of a special artificial turf. The project is expected to generate about one megawatt of electricity, or enough to power about 1,000 homes at peak efficiency. Solar generation is impacted by weather and the sun’s position in the sky.



Scofieldtown park landfill project expected to begin this spring

Feb 16th, 2012 | By

Although the end use of Stamford’s Scofieldtown Park still remains undecided, the city is going to start the process for a remediation project that will eventually place a cap on the 80-year-old landfill, according to city engineer Lou Casolo. In December, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) approved the city’s Scofieldtown Landfill

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Recycling from the ground up at Central Landfill

Jul 24th, 2011 | By

From the 210-foot summit of the Central Landfill in Johnston, R.I., you can see Narragansett Bay, the Newport Bridge, downtown Providence and a mound on the horizon that is the Fall River, Mass., landfill. The woods visible a dozen or so miles to the west are Connecticut. But because this is a tour of a

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Is there room for everyone at the top of the Hartford Landfill?

Apr 10th, 2011 | By

Anyone hoping to turn a profit from this desirable view property had better start bending the ears of Hartford city officials now. A report suggests as many people as possible have access to the site.