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Permit denied for solar energy project in Massachusetts district

Zoning officials have blocked a plan to use solar power meet all of the energy needs of the Dennis-Yarmouth (Mass.) Regional School District. The Cape Cod Times says the Yarmouth Zoning Board of Appeals has denied a special permit for the project. The district wants to install roof- and ground-mounted solar arrays on school properties in the towns of Dennis and Yarmouth. The project has all its approvals in Dennis.

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