Editor: “Will The Sun Set On Data Center Alley?” your headline asked. I, for one, certainly hope so.
It’s time to end all the tax exemptions that businesses extort from local governments. What “benefits come into play every time the centers refresh their servers?”
These are not major employers; they are giant energy-sucking buildings that require new powerline infrastructure to support their endless construction. Ask those along Rt. 50 fighting the new power lines if they think these data centers should get tax breaks.
Gary Kowalski, Leesburg