BOCCC pass New Year resolutions
Commissioners pass four resolutions at first meeting of year, two deny permits for wind energy projects
January 15, 2020
The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) passed four resolutions during their first meeting of 2020 on January 7, two of which denied conditional use permit applications submitted by the Lucky Star and Two Rivers wind energy projects.
Both wind energy projects are being pursued by BlueEarth Renewables out of Calgary, Canada. As was reported previously (see “Coming to an understanding” on page 9 of the August 21, 2019 Saratoga Sun), both projects were to be constructed on a mixture of private, state and federal land.
Planning Director Sid Fox informed the commissioners that he ha...