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Prince William lawmakers approve controversial data center development after 27-hour hearing

December 14, 2023

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors on Wednesday narrowly approved a mega-rezoning that stands to bring nearly 30 million square feet of new data centers to the Gainesville area. Despite the county planning commission’s recommendation that it reject the so-called Digital Gateway project and over objections from dozens of citizens at a marathon hearing that stretched for 27 hours, the Board of Supervisors approved the proposal by a 4-3 vote, with one supervisor abstaining.

Article Source: Washington Business Journal

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