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ENB - Region 1 Notices 3/8/2017

Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Suffolk County - The Town of Riverhead Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Minor Subdivision, Site Plan, and Special Permit of Green Meadow, LLC and sPower Solar Power Generating Facility, Step-up Facility, and Subsurface Transmission Power Line may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on March 16, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the Town of Riverhead Town Hall, Pubic Meeting Room, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901.

The action involves a minor subdivision of land, application for Site Plan and routing plan, and Special Permit for the construction of a 20 megawatt solar photovoltaic energy production facility proposed on three (3) parcels identified by the applicant as parcel A 109.9 ± acres; Lot B 5.8 ± acres and Lot C 2.35 ± acres located on the west side of Peconic Avenue, south of Middle Country Road in Calverton, Town of Riverhead, New York.

The Site Plan proposes an underground electrical transmission line (gen-tie line) which runs from the solar collection facility in an easterly direction in a 15 foot easement, crosses underneath Edwards Avenue, and then continues in a southerly direction in another 15 foot easement, and terminates at a proposed electrical voltage step-up facility located on an existing solar photovoltaic energy production facility.

Contact: Jeffrey Seeman, Town of Riverhead, 201 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901, Phone: (631) 727-3200 extension 201, E-mail: seeman@townofriverheadny.gov.


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