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Colrain seeks hold on wind, solar farms

The Colrain Planning Board is asking the town to put a temporary hold on special permit applications for commercial-scale windmill and solar farms until the board has had a chance to study the possible impact of such projects.

COLRAIN - The Colrain Planning Board is asking the town to put a temporary hold on special permit applications for commercial-scale windmill and solar farms until the board has had a chance to study the possible impact of such projects.

There will be a public hearing Tuesday at 7 p.m. to discuss the Planning Board's special town meeting warrant article asking for a temporary moratorium. The article is to be included in a special town meeting on March 12.

Tuesday's public hearing will take place in the Old Town Office on Jacksonville Road.
The Colrain Planning Board is the second board in West County to seek a moratorium on wind and solar farms.

COLRAIN - The Colrain Planning Board is asking the town to put a temporary hold on special permit applications for commercial-scale windmill and solar farms until the board has had a chance to study the possible impact of such projects.

There will be a public hearing Tuesday at 7 p.m. to discuss the Planning Board's special town meeting warrant article asking for a temporary moratorium. The article is to be included in a special town meeting on March 12.

Tuesday's public hearing will take place in the Old Town Office on Jacksonville Road.
The Colrain Planning Board is the second board in West County to seek a moratorium on wind and solar farms.


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FEB 26 2012
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