Dike citizens speak on solar farm concerns

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Community meeting to be held later

Dike citizens gathered at the Sulphur Bluff ISD school board Thursday night to voice complaints about the $240 million Dike solar farm proposed in June 2019 and approved in December 2019. “Why would a solar company want to come into a low-elevation area that floods and has sloping issues, deforest over 1,000 acres of trees and put in a solar farm?,” Michael Pickens, who leads the group Save Dike…

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