Oroville Facilities Relicencing FERC Project No. 2100

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Summary

SCH Number
2001102011
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Oroville Facilities Relicencing FERC Project No. 2100
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
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
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

Development Type
Recreational (Campgrounds, trails, day use improvements) Other (Enviromental Enhancements)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Hydro Relicensing
Project Issues
Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects

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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