U.S. Gypsum Modernization/Expansion Project

9 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
U.S. Gypsum Modernization/Expansion Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Portions of Quarry are located on mining claims on Federal Public lands administered by the BLM. Z: Plant Site - M-3 (Heavy Industrial) Water wells - RI-L40
Document Description
The U.S. Gypsum facilities are located in Western Imperial County, consisting of: (a) Plaster City Plant, which produces wallboard and related gypsum products, located 18 miles west of the City of El Centro; (b) water supply, consisting of an 8-mile water supply line extending from a well field located in the vicinity of the community of Ocotillo; and (c) the Plaster City Quarry, from which gypsum materials are quarried, located approximately 26 miles north of the Plaster City Plant. The applicant proposes to expand and upgrade facilities at the Plaster City Plant to increase wallboard production capacity with related increases in water supply.

Contact Information

Jurg Heuberger
Agency Name
Imperial County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


El Centro
Cross Streets
Just north of I-8
State Highways

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, Department of Toxic Substances Control
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Development Types
Industrial (Sq. Ft. 563,063), Mining (Mineral Gypsum)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Reclamation Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Social, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife

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