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PETITION NO. 1460 – Greenskies Clean Energy, LLC petition for a declaratory ruling, pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes §4-176 and §16-50k, for the proposed construction, maintenance and operation of a 4.0-megawatt AC solar photovoltaic electric generating facility located east of the Cornwall town boundary at 129 Bartholomew Hill Road, Goshen, Connecticut and associated electrical interconnection.

PETITION (recd. 8/13/21)
Cover Letter 
Narrative
LIST OF APPENDICES:
Appendix A-1 – Permit Plan/Drawing Set 
Appendix A-2 – Survey
Appendix B-1 – Stormwater Report
Appendix B-2 – Excerpt from Geotechnical Engineering Report (Borings) 
Appendix C – Operation & Maintenance Documentation
Appendix D - Draft Decommissioning Plan 
Appendix E-1 - Public Outreach Documentation
Appendix E-2 – FAA-CAA Documentation
Appendix E-3 – Certifications of Service and Sample Letters  
Appendix F - Electrical Drawings & Equipment Specifications 
Appendix G – Glare Analysis; Site Photos of Existing Conditions 
Appendix H- Phase I Environmental Site Assessment 
Appendix I – Site Soils Information
Appendix J– Cultural Resource Assessment Documentation 
Appendix K– Wetlands Delineation & Vernal Pool Report
Appendix L – Wildlife and Habitat Review Documentation
LIST OF FIGURES:
Figure 1 – Site Location Map
Figure 2 – Proposed Project Area Aerial
Figure 3 – Zoning Map
Figure 4 – Tax Parcel Map
Figure 5 – Site Survey
Figure 6 – Slope Map
Figure 7 – Proposed Project Layout (North) and Proposed Project Layout (South)
Figure 8 – Construction Schedule
Figure 9 – Sample Soil Array Seed Mix Photos
Figure 10 – NRCS Soils Map
Figure 11 - Prime Farmland Soils Map
Figure 12 – Agricultural Use Map
Figure 13 – Wetlands Delineation Map
Figure 14– NDDB Areas Map
Figure 15 – Core Forest/Forestland Habitat Map
Figure 16 – Aquifer Protection Area Map
Figure 17 – Water Quality Classifications, (CTDEEP)


PROCEDURAL CORRESPONDENCE
Council Letter to the Town of Goshen, 08/16/21
Council Letter to the Town of Cornwall, 08/16/21
Council State Agency Memorandum, 08/16/21
Council Interrogatories to Petitioner, 09/08/21
Council Set Date for Decision Letter, 10/08/21

 

CGS §16-50k CORE FOREST AND PRIME FARMLAND DETERMINATIONS
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection C.G.S. §16-50k No Material Impact to Core Forest Determination Letter, 03/30/21
Department of Agriculture C.G.S. §16-50k No Material Impact to Prime Farmland Determination Letter, 06/03/21

 

STATE AGENCY COMMENTS
Council on Environmental Quality Comments, dated August 26, 2021

 

MUNICIPAL COMMENTS

 

SCHEDULE
Schedule, 08/13/21
Schedule, 09/10/21
Schedule, 10/07/21

 

SERVICE LIST
Service List, 08/13/21
Service List, 02/28/22

PETITIONER - Greenskies Clean Energy, LLC  (Greenskies)
Greenskies Response to Council Interrogatories, Set One, 09/28/21
Greenskies Updated Response to Council Interrogatory No. 1, 09/29/21
Service List Change, 02/28/22

 

DECISION 
Council Decision and Staff Report, 10/22/21