[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Cover Photo: Undisturbed Mojave Desert Lands at the Yellow Pine Solar Project site. photo: Patrick Donnelly   [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down=''][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Or, Why Environmentalists in the Desert Oppose [Utility Scale] Solar   Just over the mountains from Tecopa, in the Lower Pahrump Valley, there is a plan to install a 3000 acre solar array in...

Independence, CA On Wednesday, the Inyo County Planning Commission voted 5-0 in favor of a recommendation on the Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment (REGPA) which would drastically reduce the footprint of utility-scale solar energy across the landscape. The Commission recommended limiting solar development in Inyo County to facilities of less than 20 MW, just a small fraction of the size of industrial-scale facilities currently in...