California Valley Solar Ranch & Twisselman Conditional Use Permits (DRC2008-00097, DRC2009-00004)

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Summary

SCH Number
2009021009
Lead Agency
San Luis Obispo County
Document Title
California Valley Solar Ranch & Twisselman Conditional Use Permits (DRC2008-00097, DRC2009-00004)
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Agriculture
Document Description
NOTE: Extended review per lead Request by High Plains Ranch ll, LLC (SunPower) to establish 1) California Valley Solar Ranch, a 250 megawatt photovoltaic solar power plant to be installed within an approximate 4,365 acres (6.8sm) area, and 2) an aggregate surface mine over a 23-acre area. The proposed action will include the installation of approximately 2.8 miles of connecting 230kV transmission line to an existing transmission lines and will result in the reclamation of an on-site gypsum mine. If approved, reconductoring of a portion of existing 230 kV line (35 miles) will be needed (extending into Kern County).

Contact Information

Name
John McKenzie
Agency Name
San Luis Obispo County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
San Luis Obispo
Counties
San Luis Obispo
Cross Streets
Hwy. 58 & Soda Lake Road
Total Acres
6.8 sq. miles
State Highways
Hwy 58

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Mining (Mineral aggregate), Power:Solar (Megawatts 250)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Energy Commission, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Energy Commission, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT)

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