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environmental review meetings

The following paged is provided in compliance with Article VII and New York State.

Public comment is sought regarding a request by Beacon Wind LLC (Beacon Wind) to construct, operate, and maintain transmission facilities from the boundary of New York State waters to a point of interconnection in Astoria, Queens County, New York (Project).

Under New York State Law, the Commission may adopt or reject Beacon Wind’s proposal, in whole or part, or modify it. In doing so, the Commission will consider input from the participating parties and the general public.

New York State Department of Public Service (DPS) will host four virtual public meetings on January 19th and January 24th. The January 19th Public Information sessions (at 1:00 PM ET and 5:00 PM ET) will include an overview of the state’s certification process from DPS and a project summary from Equinor, followed by a period for public comment. The January 24th sessions (at 1:00 PM ET and 5:00 PM ET) will be reserved specifically for public comment.

The printable flyer is available here.

The Public Service Commission notices are available for the hearings scheduled January 19 and January 24.