Oroville Facilities Relicencing FERC Project No. 2100

9 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2001102011
Lead Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Oroville Facilities Relicencing FERC Project No. 2100
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Three primary land use designations in the project area include Public Grazing and Open Land, and Timber Mountain land use.

Document Description
The Oroville Facilities, as part of SWP, are also operated for flood management, power generation, water quality improvement in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, recreation, and fish and wildlife enhancement. The objective of the proposed project is the continued operation and maintenance of the Oroville Facilities for electric power generation, along with implementation of any terms and conditions to be considered for inclusion in a new FERC hydroelectric license. The initial FERC license for the Oroville Facilities, issued on February 11, 1957, expired on January 31, 2007. The Oroville Facilities are currently operating under an annual license issued by FERC effective February 1, 2007.

Contact Information
Henry "Rick" Ramirez
California Department of Water Resources
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 942836
Sacramento, CA 94236

Phone : (916) 657-4963

Location

Cities
Oroville
Counties
Butte
Zip
95966
Total Acres
41,000
State Highways
70, 162, 99
Railways
Western Pacific
Airports
Oroville Municipal
Waterways
Feather River, Lake Oroville
Township
18-22N
Range
2E-6E

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Recreational (Campgrounds, trails, day use improvements) Other (Enviromental Enhancements)
Local Action
Hydro Relicensing
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance Department of Water Resources California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT)

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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