Concerns over Waterloo solar farm raised at Supervisors meeting

Concerns about a proposed 500-acre solar panel farm in the town of Waterloo surfaced at Tuesday’s Agriculture & Environmental Affairs Committee of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors.

Board chairman Bob Shipley, R-Waterloo, told the committee he’s been approached by property owners in the Packwood, Serven, Border City and Pre-Emption Road area with questions and concerns about the project — proposed by NextEra Energy Resources of Juno Beach, Fla.

“The local property owners want the Board of Supervisors to consider a moratorium on solar farms until all concerns and questions have been answered and adequately addressed,’’ Shipley said.

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