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ENB - Region 6 Notices 12/23/2009

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS


Jefferson County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS
DEC), as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed
Hounsfield Wind Farm. A hard copy of the FEIS is available at the following locations:
Town of Hounsfield
Office of the Town Clerk
18774 County Route 66
Salt Point Road
Watertown, New York;
Hay Memorial Library
105 Broad Street
Sackets Harbor, New York
Henderson Free Library
8939 State Route 178
Henderson, New York
The online version of the FEIS is available at the following NYS DEC website:
http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6061.html, and the Upstate NY Power Corp. website at:
http://upstatenypower.com/SEQRA.html. The action involves the proposal by the applicant
Upstate NY Power Corp (Upstate Power) to construct the Hounsfield Wind Farm, a windpowered electric generating facility. The Proposed Action will consist of the installation and
operation of up to 84 wind turbine generators (WTG) for the purpose of generating up to 252
Megawatts (MW) of electricity. The project is located on Galloo Island in Lake Ontario,
approximately 6 miles from the closest mainland shoreline (Stony Point in the Town of
Henderson) and approximately 8 miles west of the Village of Sackets Harbor, in the Town of
Hounsfield, New York.
Contact: Stephen Tomasik, NYS DEC, 625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-1750,
Phone: (518) 402-9167. Email: depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us