Brown Bear Gas Wells


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Solano County
Document Title
Brown Bear Gas Wells
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
GP: Marsh Z: Marsh Preservation PLU: Privately owned duck, club, natural gas exploration
Document Description
NOTE: Extended Review Per Lead The proposed project is for a Use Permit to drill three exploratory natural gas wells over a four year period (2009-2013 drilling seasons) from the proposed Brown Bear Drill Site. If economical quantities of natural gas are discovered. Venco would install a small satelliste production facility northwest of the well pad. Venco would also install a natural gas pipeline from the producing wells to the satellite production facility and onto the existing Suisun Community #22 natural gass production facility.

Contact Information

Eric Wilberg
Agency Name
Solano County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Suisun City
Cross Streets
Grizzly Island and Van Sickle Roads
Total Acres
Parcel #
0046-200-020, 040, 070, 080; 0046-210-110
State Highways
Montezuma Slough & Suisun Bay

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Mining (Mineral natural gas)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Transportation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California State Lands Commission (SLC)

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.

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