Blue Ribbon Cheese

Summary

SCH Number
2007111060
Lead Agency
Fresno County
Document Title
Blue Ribbon Cheese
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Field Crops, Dairy, vacant land / AE-20 / Agriculture

Document Description
Allow a 436,000 square-foot cheese and whey protein processing plant, which includes a drying tower to reach a maximum height of 120 feet (35 feet maximum required), and related facilities that will produce cheese, whey protein concentrate, and whey permeate powder in the AE-20 (Exclusive Agriculture, 20-acre minimum parcel size). Approximately 650,000 gallons of Title 22 quality water, produced per day from the water content of milk (imported from existing dairies) after undergoing a reverse osmosis process, will be treated and applied as irrigation water at appropriate agronomic rates to cultivate alfalfa fields and grains corn and used to off-set agricultural groundwater pumping.

Contact Information
Brian Ross
Fresno County
2220 Tulare Street, Sixth Floor
Fresno, CA 93721

Phone : (559) 262-4321

Location

Cities
San Joaquin
Counties
Fresno
Cross Streets
Elkhorn Avenue
Zip
93620
Total Acres
1,080
Parcel #
041-100-44s, 041-100-18s, 050-170-01s, 050-170-40s, 050-170-42s, and 050-160-10s
State Highways
269
Township
16S
Range
18E
Section
32
Base
MDB&M
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: 13 miles southeast of the City of San Joaquin

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (436,000 Sq. Ft., 80 Acres, 300 Employees) Waste Treatment:Other (Title 22 water)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Geologic/Seismic Noise Sewer Capacity Toxic/Hazardous Water Quality Water Supply Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California Native American Heritage Commission

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