Supervisors approve permit relaxation for wind testing stations
Last updated 4/2/2009 at Noon
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously February 25 to streamline the permit process for meteorological equipment testing (MET) facilities.
“It’s always a balance,” said Supervisor Dianne Jacob. “The Administrative Permit process still allows a public review process. Specific conditions have to be met.”
The permit relaxations only cover equipment which is used to determine the feasibility of wind turbines and does not affect permit requirements for the wind turbines themselves.
The streamlining does not eliminate county or public review.
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