Environmental Assessment of Construction and Operation of Peak Power Plant

Summary

SCH Number
2001061051
Lead Agency
United States Department of Energy
Document Title
Environmental Assessment of Construction and Operation of Peak Power Plant
Document Type
EA - Environmental Assessment
Received
Present Land Use
Oil and gas extraction and production, agriculture, lifestock grazing.
Document Description
The U.S. Department of Energy, Naval Petroleum Reserve in California, proposes the construction and operation of one or more electric generating plants, with capacity of not more than 50 megawatts on Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 2. The power plants would operate during periods of peak electrical demand to help alleviate current peak power shortages.

Contact Information

Name
Charlie D. Ellison
Agency Name
U.S. Department of Energy, Naval Petroleum Reserves
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Taft
Counties
Kern
Cross Streets
State Highway 58 & Airport Road
Total Acres
5
State Highways
58
Airports
Buttonwillow-Kern County
Waterways
California Aqueduct
Township
32S
Range
43E
Section
8

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Power:Other Power Type (Electricity)(Megawatts 50 M)
Project Issues
Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Economics/Jobs, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Solid Waste, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Energy Commission, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources

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