Solar rules certified Tues.

The Sweetwater County commissioners approved and certified changes to the county’s zoning codes related to solar farms Tuesday morning.

The codes were subject to a 45-day comment period. According to Eric Bingham, director of the county’s land use department, the county did not receive comments on the regulations.

The changed codes force developers to approach and seek comment from area mines if the development would be placed upon land zoned for mining. It would also force developers to seek and incorporate comments from state and federal agencies, such as the Wyoming Game and Fish Department...


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