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ENB - Region 7 Notices 4/4/2012

Notice of Acceptance of Draft GEIS and Public Hearing

Madison County - The Town of Madison Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Rolling Upland Wind Farm. A public hearing on the Draft GEIS will be held on April 18, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Madison School, 7303 State Route 20 Madison, NY 13402. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until May 18, 2012. The Draft GEIS is available from the Town of Madison Town Hall and on line at: www.horizonwindfarms.com.

The action involves a proposal by the applicant Rolling Upland Wind Farm, LLC a fully owned subsidiary of EDPR Renewables North America LLC (EDPR), to construct the Rolling Upland Wind Farm (RUWF or Project), a wind-powered electric generating facility. The wind farm will include 36 wind turbine generators (WTG) with name plate generating capacity of 60 megawatts (MW). The project will also include electrical collection system (approximately 17 miles), gravel access roads (approximately 11 miles), temporary staging areas, and two (2) meteorological towers. The project will use the existing substation at the Madison Wind Farm to connect to the power grid. The project will be constructed in one phase with the commencement of construction in the Spring 2015 and to finish in the Fall 2015. The project is located in the Town of Madison, New York.

Contact: Roger Williams, Town of Madison, 7358 State Route 20, Madison, NY 13402, Phone: (315) 893-7020.


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