During a special townhall meeting hosted by the Indian Valley Community Services District on March 25, Jonathan Kusel, Sierra Institute for Community and Environment’s executive director, discusses the potential benefits of developing a small-scale combined heat and power bio-energy facility in Greenville. Photo by Samantha P. Hawthorne
Indian Valley residents who spoke out during the March 26 townhall meeting were split in their opinion, six to six, regarding the Indian Valley Community Services District’s proposal to lease its vacant, 5-acre parcel in Greenville for the development of a 3-megawatt biomass power plant.
The special board meeting was held so that community members could provide input on whether or not they think the plant would be a viable option for the small town of Greenville.
Has the Quincy Library Group been a success?
The Pinchot Institute, an independent consulting firm recognized for its expertise in forestry, will answer that question.
Local mine owners must decide if their mines are abandoned, idle or active by July 1 according to Senate Bill 108, which is now in force.
During the planning commission’s March 21 meeting, senior planner Becky Herrin said that the new law is sparking a lot of confusion among mine owners, and she had received a number of calls regarding it.
The Feather River College Child Development Center children and teachers are knee deep in soil, planting and growing flowers and vegetables. The CDC and the FRC greenhouse staff have a wonderful cooperative relationship. The children are able to start their plants in the greenhouse, care for them and watch them grow.
With pressure mounting to adopt the county’s general plan, the Plumas County Planning Commission is down one member.
When former supervisor Robert Meacher left office at the end of 2012 that also concluded the term of Betsy Schramel, his appointee to the planning commission.
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