What started as a heated, public outcry ended yesterday with thank you’s all around at the Inyo Supervisors meeting. The Planning Department presented a very changed Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment draft which responded to public concerns. After hearing from ten people who mostly thanked the Board for responding to public issues, the Supervisors voted […]
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More on solar concerns
With County plans for solar development sites much reduced, uncertainties still remain until the Planning Department Staff comes back to the Board of Supervisors with a final revision of the Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment. During the Tuesday discussions about solar development, some legal and environmental issues came up. Don Mooney, attorney for the […]
Will public opinion affect Inyo’s Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment?
Bureaucratic processes sometimes leave out the voice of the people. In the case of the Inyo County Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment, citizens have insisted they be heard. But will the changes they want actually take place? Next Tuesday, April 1st, the Inyo Supervisors will offer their comments on the Plan Amendment which is also […]
New website rallies citizens
Angered by the Inyo Planning Commission’s refusal to listen to the public outcry against industrial solar development, citizens have now created a website and a petition to convince the Inyo Supervisors to reject the Planning Department’s Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment. In a packed house crowd of citizens February 26th, people spoke passionately about the […]