Apple Inc. is preparing to build a solar farm near its data center in Maiden. While this environmentally green measure may be exciting for those in the tech world, it’s anything but thrilling for the residents in the town.
For the past several days, residents in Maiden and many people driving on US 321 have seen a thick cloud of smoke surrounding Startown Road.
That smoke is Apple clearing more than 100 acres of land across from its data center ...
On Oct. 10, the town of Maiden, the engineering company McGill and Associates and Holder Construction met with representatives of Apple, according to the erosion control permit. Maiden Town Manager Todd Herms said the town met that day to discuss storm water control. Herms said Apple has not filed anything with Maiden about the solar panel farm. ...Read the full article