Rafael Reyes on Monday, 17 September 2012 16:40
Solar companies hoping to harness the sun’s energy have eyes on flat land just west of Mountain House near the San Joaquin County line. At least four applicants proposed building solar energy facilities—ranging from 14 to 2,000 acres—on prime farmland, prompting members of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to ask their planners to begin work on a policy to guide development. County supervisors say the priority should be to save prime farmland and put such solar facilities on land that won’t affect agriculture.
- as seen on the Daily Bright Spot www.cabrightspot.org