State
June 20, 2024

State backs denial of Richwood Solar project

 

By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

Ohio Power Siting Board staff is recommending the Richwood Solar project be denied, the first response from the state since the application was submitted in January.

The staff recommendation does not guarantee denial of the final certification nor does it mean the board will vote that same way.

The OPSB sent the report to county officials on Monday, a day earlier than the board anticipated.

“The board will make its decision in the coming months after the hearings are complete and the case briefs are filed,” said Julie Graham- Price, community liaison with the OPSB. “The board is not bound by the staff report; it could approve, deny…

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