U.S. Gypsum Modernization/Expansion Project

5 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2001121133
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
U.S. Gypsum Modernization/Expansion Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
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
Imperial County
801 Main Street
El Centro, CA 92243

Phone : (760) 482-4236
jurgheuberger@imperialcounty.net

Location

Cities
El Centro
Counties
Imperial
Cross Streets
Just north of I-8
Jobs
140
State Highways
I-8
Railways
UPRR

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Industrial (563,063 Sq. Ft.) Mining (Gypsum Mineral)
Local Action
Use Permit Other Action Other Action: Reclamation Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Social Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 11 Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights Department of Toxic Substances Control
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