Solar Farm Opposition
Highlighting various groups in Texas and beyond who are fighting to preserve their rural way of life.
From Culpeper, Virginia
"We believe that true 'green' energy solutions do not involve destroying farmlands, forests, wildlife habitat, families, and homes."
From Shelby County, Indiana
Shelby County Commissioners approve revised solar ordinance: Some county residents still not satisfied
Too big: Culpeper County planners deny Maroon Solar permit
The Culpeper County Planning Commission has unanimously—and in short order—recommended against granting a conditional use permit for the 1,000-acre Maroon Solar power plant project on rural farmland near Raccoon Ford.
Neighboring property owners, including critics of the Sustainable Power Group project, have been watching, and say they discovered violations of the agreed-upon stipulations in the special-use permits. They have filed complaints with the county’s Board of Zoning Appeals.