Environmentalists protest theme park's solar farm plan

April 23, 2015 2:08 PM

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Environmentalists upset about a New Jersey theme park's plan to cut down 19,000 trees to build a solar farm staged an Earth Day "hike" near the site where Six Flags Great Adventure wants to build a 90-acre solar farm.

Environmental groups, including the New Jersey chapter of the Sierra Club and Save Barnegat Bay, told The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1Ga69vp ) that the solar farm would destroy the ecosystem of the woodlands.

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