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PETITION NO. 1608 – 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 3.035-megawatt AC solar photovoltaic electric generating facility located at 141 Middlefield Road, Durham, Connecticut, and associated electrical interconnection.

 

PETITION (recd. 01/17/24)
Petition Narrative, 01/17/24
Appendices
Appendix A – Permit Plan/Drawing Set
Appendix B – Equipment Specifications
Appendix C – Operation & Maintenance Documentation
Appendix D – Draft Decommissioning Plan
Appendix E – Stormwater Report
Appendix F – Cultural Resource Assessment Documentation
Appendix G – Wetlands Delineation Report & Vernal Pool Habitat Study
Appendix H – Wildlife and Habitat Review Documentation
Appendix I – Public Outreach Documentation
Appendix J – Visual Impact Assessment
Appendix K – FAA Consultation
Appendix L – Core Forest Consultation
Figures
Figure 1  Site Location Map
Figure 2 – Proposed Project Aerial
Figure 3 – Zoning Map
Figure 4 – Tax Parcel Map
Figure 5 – Site Survey
Figure 6 – Proposed Project Layout
Figure 7 – Farmland Soils Map
Figure 8 – Wetlands Delineation Map
Figure 9 – Core Forest Map
Figure 10 – Aquifer Protection Area Map
Figure 11 – Public Water Supply Watershed Map
Figure 12 – Groundwater Quality Classification Map
Figure 13 – NRCS Soils Map

 

PROCEDURAL CORRESPONDENCE
Council Letter to Town of Durham, 01/19/24
Council Letter to Town of Middlefield, 01/19/24
Council Letter to City of Middletown, 01/19/24
Council State Agency Comment Memorandum, 01/19/24
Council Set Date for Decision, 02/29/24
Council Interrogatories to Petitioner, 04/02/24

 

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, 11/30/23
Department of Agriculture C.G.S. §16-50k No Material Impact to Prime Farmland Determination Letter, 01/17/24

 

MUNICIPAL COMMENTS
Durham Planning and Zoning Commission Comments, 03/21/24

 

STATE AGENCY COMMENTS
Council on Environmental Quality Comments, 01/24/24


SCHEDULE
Schedule, 01/18/24
Schedule, 02/29/24
Schedule, 04/02/24

 

SERVICE LIST
Service List, 01/18/24

 

PETITIONER - Greenskies Clean Energy, LLC
Petitioner Response to Council Interrogatories, 04/23/24
Exhibit 1 - Draft Construction Schedule
Exhibit 2 - Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment
Exhibit 3 - Updated Electrical Plans
Exhibit 4 -  Connecticut Northern Long-eared Bat Observations by Town
Exhibit 5 - Photo Sample of Agricultural Fencing
Exhibit 6 - Boundary Map
Exhibit 7- Phase 1B Plan
Exhibit 8 - Photolog and Photo Location Map
Exhibit 9 - Draft Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plan

 

DECISION
Council Decision and Staff Report, 05/24/24