Sunday, May 6, 2012

Union Rips Town’s Plans for Solar Site

A project to transform a capped Canton landfill into New England’s largest solar-electric development is on track, despite a furor sparked by unionized electricians.
The controversy was triggered by a postcard sent early last month to Canton residents by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 103, an organization that failed to secure a multimillion-dollar contract to help install approximately 24,000 solar panels across 15 acres.

The mailing, the first of three, featured an image of an explosion, with the headline: “Is there a time bomb being built in Canton?’’

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