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Plans for a data center on the University of Delaware’s Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus were dashed when the university, earlier this summer, terminated its lease agreement with The Data Centers LLC.
The decision came after an internal group recommended that the university not approve the facility to be built at the former Chrysler site, now the STAR Campus.
According to a News Journal report out this week, the city of Newark has spent more than $577,000 on legal and consulting fees related to the proposal — $509,324 to Max Walton and other attorneys at the Connolly Gallagher firm; $53,959 to Dover firm Prickett, Jones & Elliott; and $14,270 to Liberty Environmental, Inc., hired to evaluate The Data Centers air-quality permit application.
The totals also don’t account for hundreds of hours of work provided by city employees, according to the report.
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