The Augusta County Planning Commission voted 4-3 against recommending to the Board of Supervisors that the 880-acre, 83 megawatt energy system was in “substantial accord” with the county’s comprehensive plan.
We commend Augusta County for the time and effort put into making sure solar projects in the county are well-sited and successful and that valuable natural resources and the quality of life of our communities are included in local planning efforts.
As we predicted back in 2019, the year 2020 saw a rising tide of utility-scale solar projects proposed in the...
Strata Solar requests a special use permit for an 83 MW utility-scale solar facility 1.5 miles north of Stuarts Draft.
Hidden Springs Farm, operated by Walter and Joan Brown is not only a Virginia Century Farm, but is one of the last African American farms in Augusta County.
It’s always been fun to play outside in Waynesboro and eastern Augusta County, but the city is taking it up a notch for its people, plants, fish and birds by strengthening its new relationship with the South River and existing natural and historic resources.
The Alliance staff members were delighted to get a sneak peak of the Claudius Crozet Blue Ridge Tunnel and new trail back in October as the finishing touches were being put in place for its November 21 grand opening to the public.
The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) is conducting a feasibility study for an Agricultural Enterprise Center in the central...
The below is an article originally published in the Waynesboro The News Virginian (found here) by the Alliance’s Augusta County...
For those involved in the six-year-long struggle to stop the unneeded and destructive Atlantic Coast Pipeline, it is still hard to comprehend what happened on July 5, 2020. That is the day that Dominion announced that it was pulling the plug on the 42-inch high-pressure natural gas pipeline that would have plowed through 600 miles of forests, farms, streams, and communities in West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina.
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