Alta South Wind Energy Project - Alta Wind X, LLC; Alta Wind XI, LLC; Alta Wind XIII, LLC; and Alta Wind XIV, LLC (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2012-

35 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2008121044
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Alta South Wind Energy Project - Alta Wind X, LLC; Alta Wind XI, LLC; Alta Wind XIII, LLC; and Alta Wind XIV, LLC (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2012-
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The CA DFW is executing a Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code. The project includes the installation of 37 wind turbine generators and supporting infrastructure to operate them as a wind power generation facility. Major components of the project includes up to two (2) permanent and one (1) temporary meteorological tower, on-site and off-site access roads, fencing, clearing and grading, underground communication cables, underground and overhead collection systems, overhead transmission lines, two (2) collector substations, a 7.6-mile, 230 kilovolt (kV) generation tie line, laydown area, and O&M activities. Grading for the Project will excavate, contour and place fill in a portion of Oak Creek and several unnamed ephemeral tributaries. Project components that will occur in CDFW jurisdictional areas include road construction, widening of existing stream crossings, culvert and rip-rap installation, and the trenching of underground electrical collection lines.

Contact Information
Lori Bono
CDFW
Central Region 1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

559 243-4014 ext 350

Location

Coordinates
35°0'4"N 118°21'0"W
Cities
Mojave Tehachapi
Counties
Kern
Cross Streets
The project is located west of Highway 14 and on the north and south side of Highway 58 Mojave
Zip
93501, 560
Total Acres
9,780
Parcel #
Multiple
State Highways
SR 58 & SR 14
Railways
No
Airports
No
Schools
No
Waterways
Los Angeles Aquaduct
Township
Multi
Range
Multi
Section
Multi
Base
SBB&M
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Twin Oaks & Walker Basin

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
Kern County Planning Dept. 2700 M Street, Suite 100 Bakersfield, CA 93301-2370

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 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
N/A
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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