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Town has not yet inked $1.5 million community benefit agreement with solar company

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Nearly five months after the Riverhead Town Board authorized the supervisor to sign a $1.5 million community benefit agreement with Long Island Solar Generation, the agreement has not yet been signed by the developer.

Town board majority decides to let NextEra determination stand as is

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Th negative declaration issued to the 22.9 MW solar facility proposal should remain as is, three members of the town board said in a letter to the planning board dated March 30. The letter prompted criticism from the two members who refused to sign it.

March 4 site plan hearing set on 198-acre solar facility proposed in Calverton

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Planning Board Chairman Stan Carey voted against setting the public hearing because new site plan drawings show two 45-foot-tall poles at the substation on the site. Carey said the town board, which handled environmental review of the project, should take another look at it.

New commercial solar facility in Calverton gains permit approval from Riverhead Town Board

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The Riverhead Town Board Tuesday approved the special permit application for a 22.9 megawatt commercial solar energy facility off Edwards Avenue in Calverton.

Town Board set to vote on special permit for new commercial solar facility in Calverton

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The approval of a new 22.9 megawatt solar energy facility on 198 acres in Calverton is on the town board’s agenda tomorrow.

Public hearing on new Calverton solar facility permit becomes extended town board discussion

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Most of the comments, questions and discussion that took place during the hearing, which lasted more than an hour and forty minutes, was among town board members, town staff and representatives of the applicant.
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