Somerset Solar– In-Person Public Comment Hearing

Barker Central School District Auditorium

1628 Quaker Road
Barker, NY 14012
United States

Somerset Solar– In-Person Public Comment Hearing

In-Person Public Comment Hearing

An in-person public comment hearing to receive comments from the public on the Somerset Solar facility and the Office of Renewable Energy Siting’s draft permit will be held at the Barker Central School District Auditorium, 1628 Quaker Road, Barker, NY 14012 on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at 6:00 p.m.

All persons, organizations, corporations, or government agencies who may be affected by the facility are invited to attend the hearing and comment on the application and the draft permit conditions. Lengthy comments will not be accepted and instead should be submitted in writing. Equal weight will be given to both oral and written comments. To ensure that all interested persons have an opportunity to speak, the Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) may limit the time available for oral comments to three (3) minutes per person. The public comment hearing will be transcribed for inclusion in the administrative record. Written comments concerning the application and the draft permit conditions must be filed with ORES by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2024.  For instructions on how to submit written comments, click here.

The hearing location is reasonably accessible to persons with a mobility impairment.  Interpreter services shall be made available to deaf persons, and English language translator services shall also be made available, at no charge for either service, upon written request to:

Chief ALJ James T. McClymonds

Office of Renewable Energy Siting

Empire State Plaza

P-1 South, J Dock

Albany, NY 12242

(518) 473-4590

or [email protected].

All requests must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2024.

Please check this page periodically for updates in the event that the public comment hearing needs to be canceled, rescheduled or postponed. For more information, please visit the Office of Renewable Energy Siting’s website at and click on the appropriate project number.