“Mount Trashmore” of Massachusetts transformed into clean energy hub

Who says there’s no such thing as second chances? An historically off-putting landfill in Brockton, Massachusetts, which was once dubbed Mount Trashmore for its overwhelming bad odor, has been transformed from a wasted space to a generator of clean renewable energy. This week, a new solar power system opened above the previously underutilized space at Thatcher Street in Brockton. Local officials estimate that the new clean energy infrastructure installed on-site will offset the carbon emissions of…

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