“A Pennsylvania-based solar developer agreed to pay approximately $1.14 million to settle allegations that its violations of federal stormwater requirements damaged protected wetland resources in the town of Williamsburg, Mass., and polluted the West Branch Mill River, according to Massachusetts Attorney General (AG) Maura Healey.
The consent decree, filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and pending court approval, settles an April 2020 lawsuit filed by the AG’s office alleging that Dynamic Energy Solutions LLC disregarded pollution control requirements for construction sites when it constructed an 18.5-acre solar array on a steep hillside above the West Branch Mill River.
In an announcement, Healey said, “Developers must abide by our important state and federal laws designed to protect precious natural resources.””
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Bebon, Joe. PV Magazine 3 February 2021.