Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project, Southern California Edison Company (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081 2010-028-05)

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Summary

SCH Number
2007081156
Lead Agency
Public Utilities Commission, California (California Public Utilities Commission)
Document Title
Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project, Southern California Edison Company (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081 2010-028-05)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
7/24/2014
Present Land Use
Multiple Land Uses - Crosses 3 Counties and 23 Cities

Document Description
Project construction activities include 151 miles of new 500 kilovolt (kV) and 21 miles of new 220 kV transmission lines, as well as the installation of 665 new transmission structures including 386 lattice steel towers, 74 tubular steel poles, and 205 new lightweight steel poles within the 172 miles of right-of-way. Approximately 3.7 miles of Segment 8A through the City of Chino Hills will be installed in an underground configuration. The project also includes the new Whirlwind Substation, expansion and upgrade of existing Antelope 225 miles of new roads, 145 wire setup sites, two horizontal directional drilling pits, and the removal of 319 structures. the project will result in impacts to 219.04 acres of habitat for desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) and Mohave ground squirrel (Spermophilus mohavensis), 578.86 acres of habitat for Swainson's hawk (Buteo swainsoni) foraging and/or foraging habitat, 616 acres of habitat for least Bell's vireo (vireo bellii pusillus), and willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii). The project is expected to result in the incidental take of individual desert tortoise (threatened), Mohave ground squirrel (threatened), Swainson's hawk (threatened), least Bells vireo (endangered), and willow flycatcher (endangered), all listed under the CESA. The incidental take permit for this project authorizes incidental take of designated species listed under CESA that may occur as a result of project implementation.

Contact Information
Edmund Pert
CA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
3883 Ruffin Road
San diego, CA 92123

Phone : (858) 703-4973

Location

Cities
Ontario Tehachapi
Counties
Kern Los Angeles San Bernardino
State Highways
Hwy 2, 14, 19, 39, 57, 60, 138
Schools
Multiple
Waterways
San Gabriel River, Rio Hondo, Amargosa Creek

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
3883 Ruffin Road, San Diego, CA 92123.

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type 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 mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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