Buena Vista Wind Energy Project

5 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2003112038
Lead Agency
Contra Costa County
Document Title
Buena Vista Wind Energy Project
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Received
Present Land Use
Agricultural plus existing wind power facilities. Zoned A-2 , A-3, A-4. Designated Agricultural land.

Document Description
Modified wind power plant located in the Byron Hills area of southeastern Contra Costa County. Project includes removal of all existing 179 wind turbines and overhead electrical connection lines; to be replaced (repowered) with up to 38 new, larger and more efficient turbines and underground electrical connection lines. All of the sites where existing turbines are removed will be reclaimed to agricultural use by removing all above-ground construction and covering any remaining foundations and other systems with soil suitable for agricultural use.

Contact Information
David Brockbank
Contra Costa County Community Development
651 Pine Street 2nd Floor, North Wing
Martinez, CA 94553

Phone : (925) 335-1237
Fax : (925) 335-1222

Location

Cities
Byron
Counties
Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Vasco Road, Byron Hot Springs Road, Armstrong Road
Zip
94514
Total Acres
2400
Parcel #
Various - 001-021-001 - 020, etc.
State Highways
I-580
Railways
UPRR
Airports
Byron Airport
Waterways
Brushy Creek, California Aqueduct, Clifton Court Forebay
Township
1S
Range
3E
Section
27,29
Base
MtDiablo
Other Information
Section: 32, 34

Notice of Completion

Development Type
Power:Wind (Wind-generated elec.)(38MW Watts)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Noise Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
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