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PETITION NO. 1466 – 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 2.5-megawatt AC solar photovoltaic electric generating facility located at Treat Farm, 361 Old Tavern Road, Orange, Connecticut, and associated electrical interconnection.

 

PETITION (recd. 10/06/21)
Narrative, 10/06/21

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 
Figure 8 – Construction Schedule 
Figure 9 – Prime Farmland Soils Map 
Figure 10 – Wetlands Delineation Map 
Figure 11 – Core Forest Map 
Figure 12 – Aquifer Protection Area Map 
Figure 13 – Public Water Supply Watershed Map 
Figure 14 – Groundwater Quality Classifications, Orange, CT (CTDEEP) 
Figure 15 – NRCS Soils Information

LIST OF APPENDICES:
Appendix A – Permit Plan/Drawing Set 
Appendix B – Electrical Drawings & Equipment Specifications
Appendix C – Operation & Maintenance Documentation 
Appendix D – Draft Decommissioning Plan
Appendix E – Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
Appendix F – Stormwater Report
Appendix G – Cultural Resource Assessment Documentation
Appendix H – Wetlands Delineation Report and Vernal Pool Study
Appendix I – Wildlife and Habitat Review Documentation
Appendix J – Public Outreach Documentation
Appendix K – Visual Impact Assessment
Appendix L – FAA Consultation
Appendix M – Core Forest Consultation
Appendix N – Prime Farmland Consultation

PROCEDURAL CORRESPONDENCE
Council Letter to Town of Orange, 10/08/21
Council Letter to City of Milford, 10/08/21
Council State Agency Memorandum, 10/08/21
Council Interrogatories to Petitioner, Set One, 10/28/21
Council's Set Date for Decision Letter, 12/03/21

 

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, 08/02/21
Department of Agriculture C.G.S. §16-50k No Material Impact to Prime Farmland Determination Letter, 10/06/21

 

STATE AGENCY COMMENTS
Council on Environmental Quality Comments, 10/27/21
Department of Transportation Comments, 12/22/21

 

MUNICIPAL COMMENTS

 

SCHEDULE
Schedule, 10/08/21
Schedule, 10/28/21
Schedule, 12/03/21

 

SERVICE LIST
Service List, 10/08/21

 

PETITIONER - Greenskies Clean Energy, LLC  (Greenskies)
Greenskies Interrogatory Responses, 11/18/21
Exhibit A - Boundaries Map
Exhibit B - Revised HydroCAD Output
Exhibit C - Photo Log

 

DECISION
Council Decision and Staff Report, 01/18/22