California Valley Solar Ranch (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2011-044-04 (ITP) Major Amendment No. 9)

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Summary

SCH Number
2009021009
Lead Agency
San Luis Obispo County
Document Title
California Valley Solar Ranch (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2011-044-04 (ITP) Major Amendment No. 9)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
5/6/2019
Project Applicant
California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW)

Document Description
The Project entails constructing, operating, and maintaining a 250-megawatt solar photovoltaic energy facility, including solar panel arrays, gathering power lines, a substation, access roads, buildings, two evaporation ponds, and an approximately three-mile long generation tie-line to convey electricity to the existing Morro Bay Midway transmission line. The Project as originally permitted would result in permanent impacts to 1,782 acres and temporary impacts to 80 acres of San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica), giant kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ingens), and San Joaquin antelope squirrel (Ammospermophilus nelsoni) habitat.

Contact Information
Dave Hacker
California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Central Region
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : (805) 594-6152

Location

Counties
San Luis Obispo
Total Acres
4691
Other Location Info
The Project is located on 4,691 acres on both sides of State Route 58 on the east side of the Carrizo Plains in San Luis Obispo County. The Project is bounded generally by Belmont Trail to the south, Baird Road to the east, Cambria Road to the west, and the Morro Bay-Midway transmission line to the north.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
The EIR prepared by the lead agency for the Project is available to the general public at the office location listed above for the lead agency. CDFW's administrative record of proceedings related to the incidental take permit is available to the public for review at CDFW's regional office.

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
(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

Attachments

Notice of Determination
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