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  • Large drums containing a yellow-brown gooey substance could lead to an environmental mess at a property leased and abandoned by Solyndra. Items contaminated with lead are also at the site. A large structure outside the facility has the words "Argon Refrigerated Liquid" on its side. (U.S. Bankruptcy Court)

    Solyndra abandons efforts to go clean and green

    Federal officials hailed Solyndra LLC's plan to create clean energy when they awarded the company more than a half-billion dollars in loans, but the solar-panel maker's abrupt closure now threatens to leave behind an environmental mess.

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