Massive East Coast Solar Project Generates Fury From Neighbors

By Alex Pappas – Re-Blogged From Fox News

Michael O’Bier has lived here on a hidden piece of land nestled against thousands of acres of trees in rural Virginia for 32 years.

Now, the trees are gone and the 62-year-old O’Bier says he’s packing belongings into cargo trailers. That’s because the site of the largest proposed solar energy project on the East Coast could end up only 62 feet away from the side of his two-story home.

“I would have to leave,” O’Bier told Fox News on a drizzly afternoon this week, looking out over a field of already-cleared trees adjacent to his property. “I can’t live here.”

Michigan: 2 Brothers Fined Nearly Half A Million Dollars For Cutting Trees On Their Own Property

By Tim Brown Re-Blogged From Freedom Outpost

And this is what is passing for freedom these days?  Two brothers in Michigan are being fined $450,000 for cutting down trees on their own property without asking the tyrants in government for permission first.

Brothers Gary and Matt Percy own a 16-acre piece of property in Canton Township.  Their desire was to start a business with the property and create a Christmas tree farm.

According to their attorney, Michael J. Pattwell, the land was filled with “invasive plants like phragmites, buckthorn and autumn olive.”

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