Article 10 Project Documents

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The permitting and approval of the Excelsior Energy Center will be conducted in accordance with Article 10 of the New York Public Service Law. This thorough process encourages local input and mandates rigorous study of the project. Through the Article 10 process, Excelsior will seek input from community stakeholders and will work to minimize potential impacts to the maximum extent practicable.

Additional information on Article 10 of the Public Service Law can be found at the following links:

Public Involvement Plan

To start the Article 10 pre-application process, Excelsior Energy Center submitted a Public Involvement Program Plan (PIP) with the Department of Public Service on April 24, 2019.

The PIP Plan can be found on the Department of Public Service Website and here.

The Excelsior Energy Center PIP Plan includes the following elements:
  • consultation with the affected agencies and other stakeholders;
  • pre-application activities to encourage stakeholders to participate at the earliest opportunity;
  • activities designed to educate the public as to the specific proposal and the Article 10 review process, including the availability of funding for municipal and local parties;
  • the establishment of a website to disseminate information to the public;
  • notifications; and
  • activities designed to encourage participation by stakeholders in the certification and compliance process.
In support of the Excelsior Energy Center’s efforts to inform local stakeholders and provide information related to the PIP, this website includes:

Regulatory Filings

Notice of Procedural Conference to Consider Pre-Application Intervenor Funding Requests and to Initiate the Stipulations Process
On October 15, 2019, the New York State Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment issued notice of the procedural conference to consider pre-application intervenor funding requests and to initiate the Stipulations process for the Excelsior Energy Center. Learn more…

Date:
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Location:
Byron Town Hall Courtroom
7028 Byron Holley Road
Byron, New York 14422

Time:
1:00 p.m.

Preliminary Scoping Statement Comments & Intervenor Funding Deadlines

Excelsior Energy Center completed its filing of the Preliminary Scoping Statement (PSS) on September 24, 2019. Any person, agency or municipality may submit comments on the Excelsior Energy Center PSS by filing them with the Siting Board and serving them on Excelsior Energy Center. Comments must be filed within 21 days after the filing of the PSS. Therefore, all comments on the Excelsior Energy Center PSS must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on October 15, 2019. The Notice of Filing of a PSS and Deadline for Submitting Comments issued by the Siting Board and more information on providing comments can be found here and on the Department of Public Service Website

Pre-application intervenor funding is available for eligible municipalities and local parties to participate in the preliminary scoping phase of the proceeding. Municipal and local parties intending to request pre-application intervenor funding must file their requests by 4:30 p.m. on October 28, 2019.The Notice of Availability of Pre-Application Intervenor Funds and Schedule to Request Funds issued by the Siting Board, and more information on requesting intervenor funding, can be found here and on the Department of Public Service Website

Notice of Submission of Preliminary Scoping Statement
Excelsior Energy Center, LLC will file a Preliminary Scoping Statement (PSS) with the Siting Board on or about September 23, 2019. The PSS will summarize the proposed scope of the studies that Excelsior Energy Center, LLC will undertake, the results of which will form the basis of its Article 10 Application to the Siting Board. The ‘Notice of Submission of Preliminary Scoping Statement’ can be found here.

Document Repositories

While all information pertaining to the project will be updated via the project website, Excelsior Energy Center will maintain hard copies of the PIP, the Public Scoping Statement (PSS), and the Article 10 Application, as well as assorted project outreach materials, at the following locations for those stakeholders who may not have access to the website, or prefer to review hard copies:
  • Town of Byron Town Hall, 7028 Byron Holley Road, Byron, NY 14422
  • Byron-Bergen Public Library, 13 South Lake Avenue, Bergen, NY 14416