Meter Reading: Big Box Goes Solar, Fort Worth Gas Compressor Rezoning Fails, and More
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A worker walks amid a field of solar panels atop an Ikea home furnishings store on July 26, 2011 in Centennial, Colorado.
Fort Worth City Council denies East Fort Worth rezoning that would have allowed gas compressor station – “The Fort Worth City Council on Tuesday denied the rezoning of a 41-acre site off of Randol Mill Road in east Fort Worth to an agricultural designation that would allow a gas compressor station.” — Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Chain Stores Lead Firms in Solar Power Use, Study Finds — “Large chain stores, more than any other type of business, rely on rooftop solar power to help meet their energy needs.” — New York TImes
Harold Simmons’ Waste Company Pays County, State — Environmental Problems and Policies – “Waste Control Specialists, which runs the radioactive dump, has paid the county $630,000 and the state $3.4 million as part of an agreement that allowed the company to perform disposal operations in Andrews County. ” — Texas Tribune