Slow down with solar

Editor, Gettysburg Times,

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EJM43

This comment is to correct one of the statistics in today’s letter to the Editor. Mr. McCauslin says the proposed solar farm will take 1/3 of Mt Joy Township land. According to the U.S. Bureau of Census, Mt. Joy Township’s geographic land area (land only) is 26 square miles. That equates to 16,640 acres. I don’t know if the 1,000 acres is a correct number, but that amount of land equates to 1/16 NOT 1/3 of Mt Joy Township, that’s 6% NOT 33⅓%.

Ed McKay

Gettysburg

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