Bill Hocker | Nov 28, 2018Update 11/28/18
At the 11/28/18 hearing on the American Canyon Solar Project, the developer indicated that they have withdrawn their application for the Palm Drive Solar Project. Temporary or permanent?
Laura TInthoff LTE 9/30/18: Keep our valley bucolic: No on Palm Drive solar
Another community group has formed to oppose the urbanization of the "agricultural lands and rural character that we treasure
", this time to prevent a wooded hillside in Coombsville from becoming a power plant.
It is Napa Residents for Smart Planning?No on Palm Drive Solar
Their very well done website does a good job of showing how inappropriate such an industrial project can be to a rural landscape.
The red splotches are stands of oak woodlands to be removed. Given the concerns raised by the Measure C campaign over the last year it is a bit shocking that a company would have the hubris to push forward such an industrial use of Napa's oak woodlands. The plan is one of the documents on the County's Palm Drive Solar page