Panel votes against plans for Virginia solar power plant

CULPEPER, Va. — A Virginia planning commission has recommended denying a permit to developers who want to build a 1,000-acre solar power plant project.

The Culpeper Star-Exponent reported Tuesday that the Culpeper County Planning Commission made the unanimous recommendation last week.

The matter will now go before the Board of Supervisors next month.

A Maroon Solar representative said in a statement that the North Carolina-based company was disappointed with the planning commission’s denial but would work to address the issues raised.

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