Solar gone wrong — again. A.D. Makepeace and its former executives at Renewable Energy Development Partners (REDP) have teamed up again for another bad idea for solar: two miles of […]
Bill filed in Massachusetts legislature to update state zoning law to eliminate special zoning protection for large solar and battery storage; puts solar on same footing as other industrial and commercial uses.
Pulling back the curtain on the sand and gravel industry in Southeastern Massachusetts and the Town boards and officials complicit in the schemes - whether its "cranberry agriculture" or a "subdivision road" that requires leveling the town's highest hill the operation on Route 44 in Carver -- it is a scam. This exposes our drinking water to contamination, destroys our forests and poisons people with cancer-causing silica dust.
Carver: Jan. 25, 2023: Carver Earth Removal Committee extends Johnson Brothers Cranberry, Ryco sand and gravel mining operation to continue indefinitely despite violations, expired permits
In 2011, federal jury found Johnson violated Clean Water Act by destroying 46 acres of wetlands to allegedly build cranberry bogs Above: Jan. 25, 2023, Carver Earth Removal “public hearing” […]
Town Meeting in Carver is April 11, 2023. Citizen Petitions aim to protect drinking water, forest, and control large ground mounted industrial solar and battery storage.
Carver-Plymouth: Weston Franklin Marsh – Ryco Excavating mining operation continues under the ruse of cranberry agriculture
Craig & Gary Weston, part of the cranberry "Cosa Nostra" of Carver as they call themselves, are doing a massive strip mine under the false pretense of agriculture. In Jan. 2023, the Plymouth Planning Board joined the Plymouth ZBA in complicity in this exploitation of legal loopholes and solar subsidies. The Planning Board approved "floating solar" for the illegally created reservoir.
Wareham: 0 Route 25 Proposed Solar Site Threatens Pine Barrens Forest, Drinking Water and Way of Life
Wareham Planning Board asks tough questions of solar developer looking to clear cut 21 acres of forest and cover over a strip mine for a large ground mounted solar project. This has all the components of Solar Gone Wrong.
Court rules for protection of wetlands, water quality and against Borrego Solar and AD Makepeace in lawsuit challenging 65-acre ground mounted industrial solar project on rare Pine Barrens forest
AD Makepeace blatantly abuses the process for obtaining permits under the Mass Endangered Species Act State officials look the other way, pretend Plymouth mining operations are “cranberry agriculture” Hundreds of […]
Wareham: AD Makepeace, others conduct mining operations under ruse of agriculture claims group, seeks enforcement
For almost 2 years, Wareham Board of Selectmen has ignored unanimous Town Meeting vote for an investigation of unpermitted sand and gravel mining November 2022 letter gives Selectmen notice of […]