Farmland and water are two precious Columbia County commodities, both for health reasons and the local economy, and they also come at a premium when locally produced food is all the rage.

The Hudson Common Council sided with several other local governments Tuesday when its members unanimously approved a resolution opposing New York State approval of the construction of the Hecate Shepherd’s Run Solar project in Copake until the company can prove the project will not have an adverse impact on the Taghkanic Creek Watershed, the source of the city’s water supply.

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