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BlueWave Capital of Boston Still Game for Solar Project at Capped Amherst Landfill

Article-BlueWave Capital of Boston Still Game for Solar Project at Capped Amherst Landfill

The company selected to bring a solar project to the capped landfill in Amherst is willing to continue pursuing green energy at the Belchertown Road site — if town officials express interest in reviving the concept.

John DeVillars, managing partner of BlueWave Capital in Boston, said Thursday that even though the original project for which Amherst signed a contract in 2012 has been dropped, he sees the recent dismissal of a lawsuit filed in Hampshire Superior Court against the solar arrays as an opportunity to bring forward a new proposal for reuse of the capped landfill.

“We’re very pleased to see this recent development,” DeVillars said. “We look forward to supporting the town in any way we can in terms of working with the neighbors to the landfill on a smaller system that will be as great a benefit to the town and less visual impact, if any, for the abutters.”

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