1. Solar farm proposal gets heavy scrutiny from Belchertown Planning Board

    Solar farm proposal gets heavy scrutiny from Belchertown Planning Board

    Members of the Planning Board are digging in their heels scrutinizing a proposed solar farm off Gulf Road, saying the project requires an unprecedented level of study. The board must determine whether the nearly 8-megawatt facility would, or would not, be detrimental to the community prior to voting whether to approve it.

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    2. I don't think we can adequately measure what is going on there with just stormwater
    3. I think it is a dangerous precedent.
    4. You take it your way; we'll look at it our way.
    5. You are putting in solar panels and removing trees; that seems to be counterproductive.
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