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ENB Region 8 Notices 3/17/2021

Negative Declaration

Steuben County - The Town of Hornellsville Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Canisteo Solar 1, LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by Nexamp, Inc. for the plans for the installation of an estimated 5 MW solar array to be installed on approximately 22.4 acres of agricultural land on one parcel totaling approximately 218 acres. Activities include the installation of an estimated 5 MW ground-mounted solar energy system consisting of a total of 13,600 ± freestanding modules/panels, new electrical equipment, and accessories including approximately 3,500 linear foot of electrical line and concrete pads containing transformer equipment. The maximum depth of excavation will not exceed 4 foot, but the helix screws (or H-piles) of the solar tables will be installed at a depth of approximately 8 to 10 foot. No tree clearing is anticipated, and only approximately 0.7 acres of new impervious surface will be created as a result of this project. This project description is based on currently available information and may change. The purpose of this project is to generate clean, renewable energy for local residences and businesses. The project is located at located at 6253 County Road 64 in the Town of Hornellsville, New York.

Contact: Bob Mooney, Town of Hornellsville, 4 Park Ave, P.O. Box 1, Arkport, NY 14807, Phone: (607) 295-9660, E-mail:

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