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Letter: Solar farm an opportunity

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

I respectfully disagree with Mr. Weller’s letter to the editor (“Solar facility would be an eyesore,” Reader’s Write, Jan. 26) regarding the proposed solar facility for Gloucester County. As a teacher in Gloucester schools and someone who has made this community my home for over 30 years, I believe it would be a shame for our community to pass up the opportunities this site could provide.

No matter which end of the political spectrum one occupies, solar energy plays a key role in our nation’s future as part of the “all of the above” approach to ensuring energy security. Gloucester County schools are eager to prepare our students for the 21st century jobs that await them. What an advantage it would be to have a solar farm in our backyard that could provide real-world, hands-on experiences in a field that is guaranteed to grow in the years ahead and create a demand for skilled labor. As our representatives negotiate wit...

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