The Transylvania Times -

By Eric Crews
Staff Writer 

Plant Pause Sought – Brevard NC


After calls from local environmental group People For Clean Mountains for a moratorium on the proposed power plant in Penrose, the county is examining options to halt its progress if commissioners ultimately choose to do so.

“The county has already researched the possibility of a moratorium,” County Manager Artie Wilson said Friday in an emailed statement. “According to the School of Government, in order for the Board of Commissioners to impose a temporary moratorium on the proposed biomass facility, the first order of business would be to create a county approval requirement for the...

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