Desert Hot Springs Wind Energy Repowering Project

5 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2005101120
Lead Agency
Desert Hot Springs, City of (City of Desert Hot Springs)
Document Title
Desert Hot Springs Wind Energy Repowering Project
Document Type
SIR - Supplemental EIR
Received
Project Applicant
Desert Hot Springs Wind, LLC
Present Land Use
General Plan Land Use Designation: I-E, Industrial Energy-Related; Zoning: I-E, Industrial-Scale Energy Production

Document Description
The Project would consist of up to four new wind turbines of up to 493 feet and would produce up to approximately 17 MW of wind energy. In addition to the new wind turbines, the Project would involve decommissioning of approximately 69 existing wind turbines and the appropriate ancillary equipment; connecting new turbines to an existing substation (located on APN 516-030-014) through either a new underground or overhead collection line system (or combination, thereof) or a new connection to an existing overhead SCE 12-kilovolt collection line system; installation of one new temporary and one new permanent meteorological tower, each up to 309 feet tall; and decommissioning of the new turbines at the end of their useful life.

Contact Information
Scott Taschner
City of Desert Hot Springs
65950 Pierson Boulevard
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92440

Phone : 760-329-6411 ext. 256

Location

Coordinates
33°56'58.7"N 116°36'34.8"W
Cities
Desert Hot Springs
Counties
Riverside
Zip
92822
Total Acres
160
Parcel #
667-160-001
State Highways
1-10, SR-62
Waterways
Whitewater River
Township
2S
Range
7E
Section
31
Base
SB

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power (Wind Energy)(17 Watts)
Local Action
Use Permit Variance
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California State Lands Commission Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Toxic Substances Control Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

Attachments

Environmental Document
A - Section 15163 Study   PDF 1641 K B - NOP and Comments   PDF 6069 K C - Aesthetics   PDF 64994 K D - AQ GHG Report   PDF 3007 K Draft SEIR for Desert Hot Springs Wind Energy Repowering Project   PDF 61893 K E-1 - Bio Resources Assessment and CVMSHCP Consistency Analysis   PDF 9545 K E-2 - Golden Eagle Survey Report   PDF 5344 K F - Cultural Resources Inventory   PDF 2122 K G - Geology and Soils   PDF 9307 K H - Noise Impact Study   PDF 2832 K I - WECS 20 FEIR Mitigation Measures Table   PDF 1369 K Summary_Form_for_Document_Submittal   PDF 195 K
NOC
NOC   PDF 1812 K

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