York Twp. requests a green energy ban
By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette
York Township is asking Union County officials to restrict the county from any future alternative energy development.
In a letter presented to the county commissioners on Wednesday by trustee Logan Rife, the township noted that since it is “ground zero” for solar development, the trustees wanted to make their official position on future projects known.
“We urge Union County Commissioners to designate Union County as a restricted county for any future development of wind farms, large wind farms and/or solar production facilities producing 50 or more megawatts of electricity,” the letter said. “By the commissioners taking this action, we believe a cl…