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ENB - REGION 5 NOTICES

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Franklin County - The Town Boards of the Towns of Bellmont and Chateaugay, as lead agencies, have accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Noble Chateaugay Windpark and Noble Bellmont Windpark. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on May 3, 2007 at 7:00 p.m., at the Bellmont Town Hall, County Rt. 24, Brainardsville, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until May 14, 2007. The action involves the construction, operation and maintenance of a ±129 MW wind energy facility containing 86 1.5 MW wind turbines, associated infrastructure including but not limited to access roads, collection and transmission lines, and substation(s). Of the 86 turbines, 72 will be located in the Town of Chateaugay and 14 in the Town of Bellmont. Each turbine will be approximately 389 feet tall when the blade is at it highest point. The project is located in portions of the Towns of Chateaugay and Bellmont, Franklin County, New York.

Contact: C.J. Madonna, Esq., 10 Oak Street, Plattsburgh, New York, 12901, Phone: (518) 561-6800, Fax: (518) 563-1196, E-mail: Madonna@northnet.org.

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