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ENB - Region 7 Notices 6/26/2013

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Tompkins County - The Town Board of the Town of Enfield, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Black Oak Wind Farm Project. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on July 10, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Enfield Community Building. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until July 23, 2013. The Draft EIS is available from the contact listed below and on line at: http://townofenfield.org/content.

The action involves the construction and development of a seven (7) turbine wind generating facility resulting in an anticipated generating capacity of approximately 12.6 megawatts. The Project will be developed on leased private land totaling approximately 1,060 acres, and will involve the construction of associated components including a
system of gravel access roads, electrical collection and communication cable networks, a substation, and two (2) temporary construction staging areas. The project is located on 1,060 acres of leased private land located in the Town of Enfield, New York.

Contact: Alice Linton, Town of Enfield, 168 Enfield Main Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, Phone: (607) 273-8256.

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