Wednesday 16 Oct 2019

New Herring Road Solar Farm Wins Approval

A new solar farm is planned for Brogden Township in Wayne County.

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners and Board of Adjustment held a public hearing on the proposed Overman Solar Farm at last month’s meeting.

The county’s planning director, Berry Gray, presented the plans for the solar farm.

The nearly 67 acre solar farm would be located on Herring Road near N.C. 13.

Commissioner Ray Mayo asked about whether solar facilities fall under the county’s soil and water regulations.

Gray explained there are not any stormwater restrictions for new solar farms.

The site falls into the Airspace Control Surface Area for Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.

Gray says the Air Force base has reviewed the request and stated the solar farm would not impact their operations.

The county commissioners gave final approval to the Overman Solar Farm attheir June 18th meeting.

Leave a Comment welcomes and encourages all our users to contribute and voice their opinions. We do not discriminate against any political or ideological views. In order to maintain a civil discussion, the following guidelines will be adhered to:

1.Profanity is not allowed. Comments containing anything that is deemed profane may be deleted entirely.
2.Hate speech will not be tolerated. Comments against a person based on their race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, etc. may be deleted entirely.
3.Threats will not be tolerated. Comments threatening harm or violence to a person or persons may be deleted entirely.

Goldsboro Daily News staff reserves the right to approve, edit, or delete any comments as they see fit based upon these guidelines. User-submit views and comments do not necessary reflect the views and opinions of staff and management of