Sierra Pacific Industries Cogeneration Power Project

5 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Shasta County
Document Title
Sierra Pacific Industries Cogeneration Power Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
GP - Industrial (I), Z: General Industrial (M)
Document Description
Construction and operation of a cogeneration power plant at an existing lumber manufacturing facility. Project includes construction of a new fuel handling building, boiler building, turbine building, cooling tower, electrostatic precipitator, ash silo and electric substation. The boiler would burn biomass fuel generated by on-site lumber facility, regional facilities and other biomass fuel sources. At completion, the boiler would produce 200,000 lbs of steam per hour, which would be used for drying lumber at the on-site lumber facility and for the proposed steam turbine. The steam turbine would drive a generator that would have the capacity to produce 21 MW of electricity. The electricity would be used to power the on-site lumber facility, with excess electricity available for sale to the public utility grid.

Contact Information

Lio Salazar
Agency Name
Shasta County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Riverside Ave and Interstate 5
Total Acres
Parcel #
050-110-023 and -025
State Highways
SR 273 & I-5
Sacramento River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT), California Energy Commission, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Power:Other Power Type (Biomass Cogen)(Megawatts 21)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, 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, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

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