Preliminary Scoping Statement

East Point Energy Center, LLC (East Point) is seeking authority from the New York State Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment (the Siting Board) to construct a 50-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic electric generating facility (the Project) in the Town of Sharon, Schoharie County, New York, pursuant to Article 10 of the New York State Public Service Law (PSL).

Pursuant to PSL § 163 and Section 1000.5 of the Siting Board’s rules (16 NYCRR § 1000.5), East Point submitted paper copies of its Preliminary Scoping Statement (“PSS”) to the Siting Board and the parties identified in 16 NYCRR § 1000.5(c) on November 16, 2018. Hard copies are available for review at the Amsterdam and Fort Hunter Free Libraries and the Town of Florida Town Hall. An electronic copy of the PSS can also be found at the links below.

East Point Energy Center Preliminary Scoping Statement Cover Letter

East Point Energy Center Preliminary Scoping Statement

Appendix A. PIP Meeting Log

Appendix B. Copy of East Point PSS Notice

Appendix C. East Point Energy Center PIP Plan

Appendix D. East Point Energy Center Stakeholder List

Appendix E. USFWS Official Species List

Appendix F. East Point_Grassland Breeding Bird Survey Work Plan

Figure 1. Regional Project Location

Figure 2. Project Area and Study Area

Figure 3. Preliminary Buildable Area

Figure 4. Mapped Existing Land Use

Figure 5. Existing Vegetated Cover

Figure 6. Agricultural Districts

Figure 7. FEMA Flood Zones

Figure 8. Slopes

Figure 9. Mapped Soils

Figure 10. Seismic Hazard

Figure 11. Groundwater Aquifers

Figure 12. Mapped Water Wells

Figure 13. Mapped Streams and Wetlands

Figure 14. Visual Study Area

Figure 15. Tax Assessment Jurisdiction

Response to Preliminary Scoping Statement