CSC: DOCKET NO. 191

DOCKET NO. 191 - An application by AES Southington, LLC for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the construction, maintenance, and operation of an electric generating facility at 149 Lazy Lane in the Town of Southington, Connecticut.

                            Connecticut

Siting Council
May 25, 1999

Decision and Order

Pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes 16-50p, the application submitted by AES Southington, LLC for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the construction, maintenance, and operation of a 720-megawatt natural gas-fired combined cycle facility at 149 Lazy Lane in the Town of Southington, Connecticut, is hereby denied without prejudice. AES may submit an application for a Certificate for a redesigned electric generating facility including: reconsideration of buffer from adjacent residential development; the use of dry-cooled technology; provisions to better protect inland wetlands; assessment of the environmental effects from any gas or water pipeline construction; and confirmation of air emission control equipment. The appeal of Michelle Allaire, et al., is dismissed as moot.

We hereby direct that a copy of the Findings of Fact, Opinion, and Decision and Order be served on each person listed below, and notice of the decision published in The Hartford Courant, the Record Journal, and The Observer.

By this Decision and Order, the Council disposes of the legal rights, duties, and privileges of each party named or admitted to the proceeding in accordance with Section 16-50j-17 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies.

The parties and intervenors to this proceeding are:

Applicant
AES Southington, LLC 
Its Representative 
Kenneth C. Baldwin
W. Richard Smith, Jr.
Robinson & Cole
One Commercial Plaza
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT  06103-3597 
Party 
Steve and Michelle Allaire, et al
(participating as parties in application proceeding
and as appellants under CGS 16-50x)
Its Representative
R. Bartley Halloran
Steven S. Berizzi
Law Offices of R. Bartley Halloran
One Lewis Street
Hartford, CT 06103 
The parties and intervenors to this proceeding are:
 
 
Party 
Quinnipiac River Watershed Association 
Its Representative 
Sigrun Gadwa, Executive Director
Quinnipiac River Watershed Association
99 Colony Street
Meriden, CT  06451 
Intervenor
Connecticut Light and Power Company
Its Representative
Daniel P. Venora
Senior Counsel
Northeast Utilities Service Company
P.O. Box 270
Hartford, CT 06141-0270
Co-Intervenor 
Rivers Alliance of Connecticut  
(Co-Intervenor with Farmington River Watershed Association)
Its Representative 
Margery Winters 
Rivers Alliance of Connecticut
111 Main Street
Collinsville, CT 06022
Co-Intervenor
Farmington River Watershed Association
(Co-Intervenor with Rivers Alliance of Connecticut)
Its Representative 
Kevin Case
Farmington River Watershed Association
749 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070
Party 
Town of Southington
Its Representative 
John F. Kania, Esq.
Kelley, Crispino & Kania
25 Berlin Avenue
P.O. Box 71
Southington, CT  06489
Intervenor 
Yankee Gas Services Company
Its Representative 
Kathleen H. Rook
Yankee Gas Services Company
599 Research Parkway
Meriden, CT  06450



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