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Goodhue County Zoning Administrator Mike Wozniak presents the details of proposed ordinance amendments covering solar energy systems at a public open house Monday evening in the Jury Assembly room of the Law Enforcement Center. (Republican Eagle photo by Michael Brun)

County moves ahead on solar energy rules

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Goodhue County Planning Advisory Commission gave a unanimous thumbs-up Monday to ordinance amendments regulating solar energy systems, which at least two companies have shown interest in building in recent months.


The proposed rules lay out permitting requirements for residential, commercial and utility scale solar energy projects in the county’s various zoning districts as well as application instructions and definitions of key terms.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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