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Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Bronx, Kings, Queens, Richmond and Suffolk Counties - The New York Power Authority, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed In-City Generation Project: Construction and Operation of Eleven Natural Gas Turbine Generators in New York City and Suffolk County. The New York Power Authority has sited, constructed and operates eleven new simple cycle natural gas combustion turbine generators in the New York City metropolitan area (the “Facilities”). Ten of these nominal 47 megawatt GE LM6000 gas turbine units are located at various locations within the City of New York and one is located in Suffolk County.

Harlem River Yards Site: This project site is located on land within the Harlem River Yards railroad property, in the Port Morris section of the Bronx, in Community Board 1. The site is bordered by East 132nd Street to the north, the Bronx Kill to the south, and the Triborough Bridge to the west. Two natural gas turbine generators, producing an aggregate up to 79.9 MW, have been constructed on this site.

North 1st and Grand Streets Site: This project site is located in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, in Community Board 1. The site is located along the East River, fronting on River Street between North 1st and Grand Streets. One natural gas turbine generator, producing up to 47 MW, has been constructed on this site.

23rd Street and 3rd Avenue Site: This project site is located in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn, in Community Board 7. The site is located along the East River and is bordered by the 23rd Street extension on the north and 3rd Avenue to the east. Two natural gas turbine generators, producing an aggregate up to 79.9 MW, have been constructed on this site.

Vernon Boulevard Site: This project site is located in the Long Island City section of Queens, in Community Board 2. The site is bordered by Vernon Boulevard to the east, the Queensboro Bridge to the north, an unbuilt section of West 43rd Avenue to the south, and the East River to the west. Two natural gas turbine generators, producing an aggregate up to 79.9 MW, have been constructed on this site.

Pouch Terminal Site: This project site is located in the Rosebank section of Staten Island, in Community District 1. The site is bordered by Edgewater Street to the east, Bay Street to the west, and Lynhurst Avenue to the north. One natural gas turbine generator, producing up to 47 MW, has been constructed on this site.

Brentwood Site: This project site is located on the grounds of the Pilgrim State Hospital in the Brentwood area of the Town of Islip. The project is located on the west portion of the hospital property and is surrounded on all sides by lands associated with the Pilgrim State Hospital. One natural gas turbine generator, producing up to 47 MW, has been constructed on this site.

Contact: William V. Slade, Director, Environmental Division, New York Power Authority, 123 Main Street, White Plains, New York 10601, phone: (914) 681-6405, fax: (914) 287-3294.