Saturday, June 5, 2021

Lockport solar moratorium is a confusing issue


In the article in today's Lockport paper (, the solar developer looking at Slayton Settlement Road expresses frustration with the solar moratorium, given the town code Lockport officials adopted at a June 2016 town meeting. Here is the resolution and minutes from that meeting. This has created questions for those on either side of this issue, among them:

Those for the project: Why is it being put on hold if solar was acceptable for the past 5 years?

Those against the project: Why/how was this adopted as code in the first place?