Site comparison

Deepwater’s own filings show Beach Lane is a worse site to land at for the public

Even though Deepwater cherry picked landing sites and drew routes to create false choices, nearly all those already-identified alternative sites would have less impact than on a heavily used public beach.

Deepwater’s own filing to the New York State Public Service Commission shows its avarice.

Criteria

Beach Lane

Hither Hills

# residential dwellings within 500 ft of landing site

18

0

Landing site within or adjacent to NYS Certified Agricultural District Lands

Yes

No

Landing site within or adjacent to Active Farm Field

Yes

No

Landing site within FEMA 100-year Floodplains

Yes

No

Source: Deepwater Wind’s filing to the New York State Public Service Commission (Exhibit 3, Table 3.6.1 Summary of Alternative Landing Sites)

If even needed, additional viable options can be easily and independently identified across the 70 miles of Atlantic and bayside shoreline in East Hampton Township. All of these reasonable alternatives – including options on both Town and State-owned properties, for example – would not disturb or run high-powered cables under popular beaches can be identified and used.