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 & Encouraging Solar Development
This Geographic Information System (GIS) map app displays both Prime and other important farmlands and three phase power transmission lines. The intent is to provide information to local municipalities to ensure the preservation of productive farmland while encouraging appropriate siting of future solar development.
Steuben County Water Quality Coordinating Committee
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
The Steuben County Solid Waste and Recycling program is handled through a division of Public Works.
New York State Resources
- New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
- New York State Soil and Water Conservation Committee:
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Service Center
415 W Morris Street
Bath, NY 14810
Phone: 607-776-7398, ext. 3
- SEQR EAF Mapper - The EAF Mapping tool is an Internet-based GIS specifically designed to facilitate the NYS environmental review process by answering the geographic or place-based questions on the environmental assessment forms.
New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA)
NYSERDA advances innovative energy solutions in ways that improve New York's economy and environment.
Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM)
Finger Lakes PRISM works to reduce the introduction, spread, and impact of invasive species throughout our region.