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Texas counties don’t have the power to ban solar farms, attorney general finds

The opinion comes as communities across the country fight solar and wind development, which play an important role in slowing climate change but use a lot of land.

Jerry Cooper, County Commissioner District 1 of Franklin County, drives past solar panels near Cunningham on April 10, 2023. "I don't like the term 'solar farm', it feels disingenuous to me," said Cooper, "I realize things are changing, but this feels like an awful fast change."

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