Energy & Environment

The Steuben County Planning Department encourages local energy production to improve power supply stability and advance the sustainable development of the County. Protecting the natural environment is also vital to economic growth and quality of life. To advance this goal, we work in partnership with other governments, agencies, and private entities.

Protecting Farmland
Protecting Farmland
& Encouraging Solar Development

This app displays both Prime & other important farmlands and three phase power transmission lines. The intent is to provide information to local municipalities ensure the preservation of productive farmland while encouraging appropriate siting of future solar development.

Steuben County Water Quality Coordinating Committee Logo

The Steuben County Water Quality Coordinating Committee (WQCC) was established in 1992 to facilitate increased coordination of local, state, and national efforts related to water quality within Steuben County.

Solid Waste & Recycling Logo

Steuben County Solid Waste & Recycling program is handled through a division of Public Works.


DEC (New York State Department of Environmental Conservation)

Soil & Water - USDA Service Center,
415 West Morris Street,
Bath, NY 14810
(607-776-7398 Ext. 3)

SEQR EAF Mapper - The EAF Mapping tool is an Internet-based Geographic Information System (GIS) specifically designed to facilitate the NYS environmental review process by answering the geographic or place-based questions on the environmental assessment forms.

Finger Lakes PRISM Logo

Working to reduce the introduction, spread, and impact of invasive species throughout our region.


(New York State Energy Research and Development Authority)
Advancing innovative energy solutions in ways that improve New York's economy and environment.

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