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ENB Region 8 Notices 6/23/2021

Negative Declaration

Orleans County - The Town of Gaines Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Gaines DG Solar and Energy Storage Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by DG New York CS, LLC (DG New York) to construct/operate a 5 megawatt (MW) alternating current (AC) (7.5 MW direct current [DC]) solar photovoltaic facility. The facility would include approximately 5 MW (15 megawatt-hour) of battery energy storage. The solar facility would be built within an approximately 93 acre property parcel. Approximately 38 acres will be involved in the construction of the project, and the completed project components (fenced panel area and access road) will comprise approximately 30 acres. The project is located at 2378 Gaines Waterport Road (NYS Route 279) in Albion, Town of Gaines, New York.

Contact: Dan Strong, Town of Gaines, 14087 Ridge Road West, Albion, NY 14411, Phone: (585) 589-4592 extension 20, E-mail:

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