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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

BORON SOLAR PROJECT

Credit: 23ABC News | Bakersfield
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BORON SOLAR PROJECT
BORON SOLAR PROJECT

SOME BORON COMMUNITY MEMBERSOPPOSING THESOLAR PANEL PROJECT ARE HOPINGTHE KERN COUNTY BOARDRECONSIDERS MOVING THE PROJECTAWAY FROM THE TOWN.23ABC'S VANIA PATINO VISITEDBORON TO SPEAKIT WH CONCERNEDCOMMUNITY MEMBERS ABOUT WHO SAYTHE PROJECT LLNEGATIVELY IMPACT THE COMMUNITY.COMMUNITY MEMBERS TELL ME BORONHERE IS ALWAYS WINDYBUT DUST IS NEVER A PROBLEM,SAYING THIS PROJECT ANDTHE CONSTRUCTION FROM IT PUTSTHAT INJEOPAR.

DYANYWHERE THAT YOU HAVE NATIVEDESERT, AS YOU CAN SEE THERE ISWIND BEHIND US BUT WE ARE NOTINUNDATED TH DWIUST.IT'S A GROWING CONCERN FOR LOCALRESIDENT ROY RICRDS.HATHE DUST CAN NOT ONLY CAUSERESPIRATORY ISSUES BUT ALSOCARY THE FUNGUS WHICH CAUSESVALLEY FEVERLOCAL REGISTERED NURSE, MELANIERICHARDS SAYSTHESE MEDICAISL SUES ARE ACONCERN SINCE THERE IS ALREADY ALACK OF HEALTHCARE AESCCS IN THEAREA.THEY HAVE PICKED ONE FOR EVERYSINGLE EASTERN KERN COUNTYVULNERABLE POPULATION.

MOJAVE,CALIFORNIA CITY, CANTRILL.

ERYVESINGLE ONE OF THEM WHO ARE LOWSOCIAL- ECONOMIC, LACK OF ACCESSTO HEALTHCARE.THE COMPANY BEHIND THE PROJECTHAS PROMISED TO PUT MITIGATIONEFFORTS LIKE A WALL AND USEWATER TO MOISTEN T GHEROUND SODUST DOESN'T EASILY FLY AWAY,BUT COMMUNITY MEMBERS SAY THATIS NOT ENOUGH.TO PARAPHRASE THE PLANNINGDEPARTMENT, THEY ARE THE BEST WECAN DO BUT DOES THAT REALLY MEANIT IS GOOD ENOUGH TOPUT AN UPWIND INTO A COMMUNITYCAUSEPREVAILING WINDS WILL BLOWWHATEVER COMES OUT OF THISPROJECT INTO OUR COMMUNITY.THEY ALSO ADD THAT THE PROJECTWOULD CLEAR T OUJOSHUA TREES IN THE TWO THOUSANDACRES THEY ARE SETO TBUILD ON.THE SOLAR COMPANY SAID THEY DOHAVE A 1.4 MILONLIDOLLAR JOSHUA TREE FUND TO MAKEUP FOR THAT, BUT LOCALMEMBERS SATHY E MONEY IS NOTGUARANTEED TO COME BACK TOBORON AND HELP THE ENVIRONMENTHERE.WE WELCOME THE GREEN ENERGY WEDO, JUST NOT RIGHT HE.EROTHER COMMUNITY MEMBERS WHO AREPART OFUNIONS ARE IN FAVOR OF THEPROJECT.

THOSE WRE AOPPOSED HOPE THE BOARDEM MBERSDEMAND MORE UP-TO-DATE DATA ANDRECONSIDER BEFORE THE PROJECTBEGINSCONSTRUCTION NEXT SUMMER.

INBORON, VANIA PATINO, 23ABC,CONNECTING YOU.CONSTRUCTION FOR THIS SOR LAPROJECT IS EXPECTETODLAST 12 TO 18 MONTHS.NOW TO AN UPDATE ON THECORONAVIRUS, KERN COUNTYPUBLIC HEALTH RELEASING UPDATEDNUMBERS FROMTHE WEEKEND, SAYING THERE WERE768 NEW CASEOFSINFECTIONS.10 NEW DEATHS WERE ALSOREPORT.

EDDELTA VAIRANT CASES STAND AT 318THIS EVENING.COLIN POWELL HAS PASSED AWAYFROM COVID-19 COMPLICATIS.ONPOWELL WAS THE FIRST BLACK-S USECRETARY OF STATE.HE SERVED THE COUNTRY AS ASOLDIER IN VIETNAM... THEN AGENERA..L.

AND LATER A NATIONALSECURITY ADVISER.IN 19-89... PRESIDENT GEORGE H-WBUSH NAMED HIMCHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OFSTAFF.

POWELL SPENT HIS CIVILIANYEARS HELPING YOUTH THROUGH HISPROJECTS ..."AMERICA'S PROMISEALLIANCE" D ANTHE COLIN POWELL SCHOOL FORCIVIC ANGLD OBALLEADERSHIP.POWELL WAS 84 YEARS OLD.ITS BREAST CANCER AWARESENSMONTH AND THWITHISON MTH COMES POWERFULSTORIES OFTRIUMPH, FREE MAMMOGRAMS ANDLOTS OF EDUCATION.BUT WHAT ABOUT THE MEDICALEXPENSES THAT COME WITH ACANCER DIAGNOS.

IS23ABCS ROSAURA SIMONE HAS THEORST"WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THATPEOPLE IN OUR COMMUNITY GETTHEIR CANCER PICKED UP EARLIERAND IN ORDER TO DOTHAT WE'RE TRYING TO MINIMIZETHE FINANCIALCONSTRAINTS WHH ICPATIENTS H

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