Biomass project is given first step toward becoming reality

Planning commission green-lights conditional use permit

Melinda Barrett of the Mariposa County Resource Conservation District speaks in front of a large crowd on hand last week for a meeting about the proposed biomass facility in Mariposa. Photo by Greg Little

Emotions ran high last week in a packed meeting room where consideration was given about whether to proceed with a proposed biomass power generation facility in Mariposa.

The meeting was of the Mariposa County Planning Commission which was considering the issue. Even on a snowy day last F...

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