Validation Of An Environmental Analysis Tool (PACT) For Renewable Energy Siting


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Validation Of An Environmental Analysis Tool (PACT) For Renewable Energy Siting
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The goals of this Agreement are to Alpha test the PACT model using real, large scale siting applications that involve multiple technical attributes (e.g. biology, cultural, visual, and community) and multiple stakeholders and to refine the model as needed. The test case will involve development of a Natural Communities Conservation Plan covering the Mojave and Colorado deserts. The objectives of this Agreement are to determine the effectiveness of the PACT tool 1) provide a technically robust environmental analysis of alternative land areas and 2) successfully communicate a complicated process to a variety of interested stakeholders.

Contact Information
Linda Spiegel
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 654-4703


San Bernardino
Other Location Info
South-east California

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
14 CCR 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Class 6 - Basic data collection, research, experitmental management, and resource evalutation activities that do not result in major disturbances to an environmental resource.

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

Download CSV New Search Print