ENB - Region 6 Notices 10/22/2008
Notice of Acceptance of a Second Supplemental EIS and Public Hearing
Herkimer County - The Town Board of the Town of Warren, as lead agency, has accepted a Second Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Jordanville Wind Power Project. A public hearing on the SSEIS will be held on November 10, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jordanville Town Hall, Main Street, Jordanville, NY. Written comments on the SSEIS will be accepted until December 1, 2008. Copies of the SSEIS are available for review by the public at the following locations and also on this Internet website: www.iberdrolarenewables.us/jordanville.
Office of Anna Halkowich
Town of Warren Town Clerk
383 Hogsback Road
Richfield Springs, NY 13439
Phone: (315) 858-1207 (call for appointment)
Office of Lynn Rogers
Town of Stark Town Clerk
207 Fiery Hill Road
Fort Plains, NY 13339
Phone: (315) 823-1697 (call for appointment)
Jordanville Public Library
189 Main Street
Jordanville, NY 13361
Phone: (315) 858-2874
(Monday 12:00-6:30 p.m., Wednesday 12:30 -8:00 p.m., Friday 12:00 - 6:30 p.m.)
The action involves the applicant, Jordanville Wind, LLC's, proposal to develop a wind powered generating facility of up to 80 megawatts (MW) in the Town of Warren and the Town of Stark, New York. The Reduced Project will include approximately 40 wind turbines, each with a generating capacity of 2.0 MW. Each wind turbine will include an 87 meter (285 foot) diameter, three bladed rotor mounted on a 78 meter (256 foot) tall steel tubular tower.
The project is proposed to include one 87 meter meteorological tower, 13 miles of gravel access roads, 20 miles of buried and above ground electrical interconnect, an interconnection substation, a centrally located, temporary construction staging area, and an operations and maintenance (O&M) facility. The project is located south of the Mohawk River Valley in the Towns of Warren and Stark. The project area totals approximately 5,550 acres of private land (approximately 54 separate parcels), and is located approximately 6 miles south of the Cities of Little Falls and Herkimer, 4.5 miles northeast of the Village of Richfield Springs, 2.5 miles west of the Hamlet of Starkville and approximately 1.5 miles east of the Hamlet of Jordanville ( as measured to the nearest turbine), New York.
Contact: Bernard C. Melewski, c/o The LA Group, PC, 40 Long Alley, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, Phone: (518) 861-6477.