Campbell County, VA, has issued six stop-work orders since June of 2020 to an AZ-based engineering and construction firm building a solar farm.
Besides that, there have been 26 notices of violations.
Residents are filing complaints against the county, Dept of Transportation and Dept of Environmental Quality over the road conditions in the area. The road used for trucks going to the construction site has potholes, the shoulders are damaged and the road is constantly muddy.
The Environmental Manager stated that the size of the project is probably to blame. The project is on 1,200 acres of land and about 600 to 700 acres will become a solar field.
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