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Louisiana solar farm fails to garner local government backing

Posted on AllSides June 18th, 2024
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A 2,200-acre solar farm that has been sought by Entergy Louisiana and its large industrial customers for more than two years in St. James Parish failed to win local land use approval Wednesday. After more than a two and a half hours of public comment and the reading of letters from residents, solar developers, Entergy and regional economic development groups, the Parish Council voted down the St. James Solar proposal, 4-3. The vote came after the council rejected a resolution, 4-3, to approve the farm with several conditions. The developer,...

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