TRC completed environmental engineering and permitting services for the installation of a 1.5 MW solar array on the Sullivan’s Ledge Superfund Landfill regulated under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). The layout of the proposed solar installation was sited within the footprint of the closed and capped landfill. TRC assisted with due diligence, solar project development, sought project approval in coordination with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the City of New Bedford and oversaw construction activities.
For this project, TRC:
TRC completed the Work Plan and CERCLA permitting according to SunEdison’s requested submittal schedule and the project has been commissioned. The solar project is reducing the City of New Bedford’s carbon footprint and providing economic benefits through energy savings and annual lease payments to the City of New Bedford.