The traditional industry is agriculture in the San Luis Valley, which produces barley for Coors and others as well as potatoes, hay for livestock, and carrots. Officials in the six counties in the basin, which is surrounded on three sides by mountains, are eager to promote solar power development in the area because it will bring in much-needed revenue. But there are still concerns and questions from many in the community over how solar should be developed.
November 28, 2011 4:00 AM PST
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