This is earth shattering!!! Bravo!! Let us pray that this inspires future counties to do the same…
The Logan County Commissioners voted unanimously late Tuesday to reject EverPower’s request for a payment in lieu of taxes to build 18 wind turbines in northern Logan County….
“The Logan County Board of County Commissioners is not convinced that over the life of the project that granting the PILOT would benefit the community. Likewise with respect to job creation, the Logan County Board of County Commissioners is not convinced that the amount of taxes abated would be exceeded by the benefit of gaining relatively few permanent employees,” the resolution reads.
The decision does not prevent EverPower, which filed the request under the name Hardin Wind LLC, from building the turbines in Logan County, but company officials have said they would not likely proceed here without the tax abatement.
The Scioto Ridge Wind Farm includes 87 additional turbines in southern Hardin County that are not affected by the commissioners’ decision and can proceed….