Desert Southwest Transmission Line Project

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Imperial Irrigation District
Document Title
Desert Southwest Transmission Line Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR

Document Description
The IID and the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are preparing to assess the environmental effects of constructing, operating, and maintaining a new, approximately 118 mile long, transmission line from a new substation/switching station located on the north side of Hobsonway, west of the Blythe Power Plant, approximately 4.5 miles west of Blythe, California, to Southern California Edison's Devers Substation, approximately 10 miles north of Palm Springs. The proposed project will operate at either 230-kV or 500-kV and will provide increased transmission line capabilities from the proposed new substation/switching station on Hobsonway to the Devers Substation to meet transmission requests.

Contact Information
Michael D. Remington
Imperial Irrigation District
333 East Barioni Boulevard
Imperial, CA 92251

Phone : (760) 482-9831


Blythe Indio
East Highline Canal/Coachella Canal

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Electric Transmission Lines
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Economics/Jobs Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Energy Commission California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics California Department of Transportation, District 11

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