“If you can’t stand the heat, then get out of the kitchen!” That famous phrase comes to mind so quickly when I read this article. Are these commissioners receiving some strong feedback from their county residents?
It is true that Logan county commissioners do not have the right to stop the Scioto Ridge wind farm- however- they DO have the right to tax this farm and deny them the PILOT. According to Dana Baird (AWEA), last September in a quote from Gongwer, “…
The Logan County Commissioners have issued the following press release, shown verbatim, concerning what they have labeled as “misunderstandings” regarding the proposed Scioto Wind Project development:Logan County Commissioners, from left, Tony Core, John Bayliss, and Dustin Wickersham.
Our office has received a number of comments regarding the proposed Scioto Wind Project. We wanted the opportunity to clarify misunderstandings and explain to your readers the involvement our office has regarding the proposed wind development.The Logan County Commissioners do not have the authority to grant or deny any wind project. The Ohio Power Siting Board OPSB reviews all proposed wind development projects and has the sole authority to grant or deny any wind development project….