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Forum on Solar Farms

June 6, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Panelists will explore the subject of solar facilities on farm lands in a June 6 forum sponsored by the Kittitas Valley League of Women Voters and the Ellensburg Public Library.

Moderating will be Stefanie Wickstrom, senior lecturer at Central Washington University. Wickstrom will give an overview of solar farms and a timeline of solar farm applications in the Kittitas County and of TUUSSO’s Columbia Solar Projects in particular. She’ll also explain the competing governmental agencies that have a hand in the decision-making process.

Speakers will include:

Dick Carkner, retired WSU agricultural economist and member of Kittitas County Solar Facilities Citizens Advisory Committee

Paul Jewell, Kittitas County commissioner

Howard Lyman, retired farmer/rancher and animal-rights activist, and member of Kittitas County Solar Facilities Citizens Advisory Committee

Kelly McLain, Washington State Department of Agriculture

Marlene Pfeifer. realtor and member of Kittitas County Solar Facilities Citizens Advisory Committee

Kathi Pritchard, an organizer of Save Our Farms, and land owner who lives near one of the proposed solar-farm sites

Details

Date:
June 6, 2018
Time:
7:00 PM

Venue

Hal Holmes Center
209 N Ruby
Ellensburg, WA United States
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