San Diego Gas & Electric Company's Sunrise Powerlink Project

22 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2006091071
Lead Agency
Public Utilities Commission (California Public Utilities Commission)
Document Title
San Diego Gas & Electric Company's Sunrise Powerlink Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
Sunrise Powerlink is a new 500 kilovolt (kV) and 230kV transmission line that SDG&E will build, operate, and maintain. Construction is projected to being in the fall of 2010 and continue for ~ 30months. The construction phase of the Project will entail establishment of 443 towers and poles, anew substation, permanent access roads, maintenance areas at structure site, and permanent tower staging access area for helicopters. The Project will result in permanent impacts to 7.21 acres and temporary impacts to ~1.41 acres of barefoot-banded gecko (Coleonyx switaki) habitat. The project is expected to result in incidental take of barefoot-banded gecko which is designated as a threatened species under California Endangered Species Act (CESA; Fish & G. Code, 2050 et seq.). The ITP referenced above as issued by DFG authorizes incidental take of species listed under CESA that may occur as result of Project implementation.

Contact Information
Edmund Pert
Department of Fish and Game
South Coast Region 4949 Viewridge Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123

858-467-4210

Location

Cities
San Diego El Centro
Counties
San Diego Imperial
Cross Streets
Numerous in Imperial and San Diego Counties
State Highways
S22, S2, SR78 and others
Railways
Numerous
Airports
Numerous
Schools
Numerous
Waterways
Numerous
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Boulevard

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Department of Fish and Game
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
California Public Utilities Commission 235 Montgomery Street, Suite 938

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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