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ENB Region 1 Notices 4/14/2021

Positive Declaration

Suffolk County - The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bridgehampton to Buell (BTB) New 69kV Underground Cable may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the installation of a new underground 69kV transmission cable from the Bridgehampton Substation located on Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in the Town of Southampton, New York, to the Buell Substation located on Cove Hollow Road in the Town of East Hampton, New York (approximately 5.2 miles). The new underground cable is designed to be installed below grade within the existing LIPA owned and/or controlled overhead right-of-way (ROW). In addition to the underground cable, fourteen manholes will be installed along the Proposed Action route. Approximately 4,000 linear foot of the cable extending east from the Bridgehampton Substation to the west side of Widow Gavits Road will be installed via horizontal directional drill (HDD) with a single manhole installed within the previously disturbed area west of Widow Gavits Road. Approximately 100 linear foot of the cable located west of Cove Hollow Road and beneath the LIRR will be installed via jack & bore. The remaining portions of cable installation will be installed via trenching.

Contact: Hannah Emouna, LIPA, 175 East Old Country Road, Hicksville, NY 11801, Phone: (800) 490-0025, E-mail:

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