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ENB - Region 6 Notices 7/22/2015

Negative Declaration

Oneida County - The City of Utica, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed City of Utica Incinerator Road Solar Farm will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an un-manned 1.4mW (DC) ground mounted solar photovoltaic system proposed for a vacant field directly to the south of the Erie Canal on Incinerator Road in the City of Utica, New York. The project will include approximately 4,655 solar panels mounted on racking with a tilt angle of 25 degrees. There will be two (2) electrical equipment areas which includes inverters, transformers, switch gear and data acquisition systems (remote monitoring). The interconnection will be off a pole line along Incinerator Road. A 6 foot high chain link fence with 1 foot of barbed wire will surround the perimeter to the site and two (2) vehicular access points will be provided on the north sides of the systems with a gravel access way to Incinerator Road.

Contact: Stephanie Wurz, City of Utica, 1 Kennedy Plaza, Utica, NY 13502, Phone: (315) 792-0152, E-mail: swurz@cityofutica.com.


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