California High-Speed Train Project: Merced to Fresno Permitting Phase 1 and Fresno to Bakersfield Section, CP1C Permitting Phase 1 (Amendment No. 11 to Master

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Summary

SCH Number
2009091126
Lead Agency
California High Speed Rail Authority
Document Title
California High-Speed Train Project: Merced to Fresno Permitting Phase 1 and Fresno to Bakersfield Section, CP1C Permitting Phase 1 (Amendment No. 11 to Master
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Various (urban[industrial, commercial and residential], rural residential, agricultural, and undeveloped)
Document Description
Note: Extended Review Per Lead Note: Review Per Lead The applicant is proposing to construct, operate, and maintain an electric-powered, steel-wheel-on-steel-rail high-speed train (HST) system. The Fresno to Bakersfield Section of the California HST system would provide the public with electric-powered high-speed rail service that provides predictable and consistent travel times between major urban centers and connectivity to airports, mass transit, and the highway network in the southern San Joaquin Valley, and connect the northern and southern portions of the system. The approximately 114-mile long Fresno to Bakersfield Section in an essential part of the statewide HST system, connecting San Francisco and the Bay Area to Los Angeles and Anaheim. It will provide Fresno, Hanford, Visalia, Tulare, and Bakersfield access to a new transportation mode and will contribute to increased mobility throughout California. This section will connect the southern San Joaquin Valley region to the remainder of the HST system via Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Kern counties.

Contact Information

Name
Dan Levitt
Agency Name
California High Speed Rail Authority
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Bakersfield, Fresno, Hanford, Wasco
Counties
Fresno, Kern, Kings, Tulare
Zip
various
Total Acres
~114
Parcel #
various
State Highways
Hwy 43, others
Railways
UPRR, BNSF, SJVRR
Airports
Several Local Airports
Schools
Multiple
Waterways
Kings, Tule, & Kern Rivers; Cross & Poso Creeks
Township
variou
Range
variou
Section
variou
Base
various

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Public Health (CDPH), California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), California San Joaquin River Conservancy (SJRC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Corrections, Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of General Services (DGS), Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Pesticide Regulation, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Office of Historic Preservation, Other Agency(ies), Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Resources, Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Development Types
Transportation:Rail (High Speed Train)
Local Actions
Public Works
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, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, EMF/EMI

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