Inland Empire Utilities Agency On-Site Dairy Digester / Chino 1 Desalter Power Generation Pilot Scale Project

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Inland Empire Utility Agency
Document Title
Inland Empire Utilities Agency On-Site Dairy Digester / Chino 1 Desalter Power Generation Pilot Scale Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
All proposed facilities will be constructed within the Inland Empire Utilities Agency service area. The projects in question will be constructed in the area bounded to the north by Kimball Avenue, to the east by Euclid Avenue, to the south by Pine Avenue and to the west by El Prado Road all within the City of Chino, County of San Bernardino, State of California.

Document Description
The Inland Empire Utilities Agency is proposing to install/construct and operate up to six pilot digester facilities for the purpose of converting agricultural manure to gas to provide a reliable energy supply for the generator's at the Chino I Desalter located in the City of Chino. This will allow this facility to roll off the grid during Stage II and III Electrical emergencies, providing additional power to the grid while maintaining a reliable source of water for the cities and agencies the Desalter supplies. Upon completion of pilot testing (but not more than five years), these facilities will be removed/relocated.

Contact Information
Matthew A. Poeske
Inland Empire Utilities Agency
Lead/Public Agency
9400 Cherry Avenue, Building A
San Bernardino, CA 92335

Phone : (909) 357-0241


San Bernardino
Cross Streets
Euclid and Kimball
State Highways

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Industrial (Acres 40, Employees 20) Power:Other Power Type (Bio-Gas)(Megawatts 28)
Project Issues
Air Quality Geology/Soils Hydrology/Water Quality Noise Hazards and Hazardous Materials
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Airport/Energy Projects California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT) California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Toxic Substances Control Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB)

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