Ellwood Pipeline Company Line 96 Modification Project

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Barbara County
Document Title
Ellwood Pipeline Company Line 96 Modification Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Main project site: Land use is agricultural dry grazing and transportation corridor (U.S. Highway 101 and SOuthern Pacific R.R.); Comprehensive Plan designation and zoning AG-II 100 Coastal Zone and Transportation Corridor.

Document Description
Ellwood Pipeline Inc. (EPI), a public utility pipeline corporation proposes to construct and operate a new extension of the existing Line 96 oil transportation pipeline from a point near the Ellwood Onshore Facility (EOF) to an interconnect with the Plains Pipeline, L.P. (PPLP) Coastal Pipeline. The existing Line 96 pipeline transports oil from the EOF to the Ellwood Marine Treatment (EMT) where the oil is transferred offshore to a barge for transportation to market. Both facilities are operated by Venoco, Inc. One the onshore pipeline is operational, abandonment of the existing Ellwood Marine Terminal and cessation of barging would occur.

Contact Information
Dean Dusette
Santa Barbara County
123 E. Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Phone : (805) 568-2513


Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
Calle Real Road & U.S. Highway 101
Total Acres
29 parcels
Parcel #
079-010, 079-080-002, 079-080-021, 079-090-033, 079-090-034, 079-090-037, 079-140-012,
State Highways
Hwy 101
Southern Pacific RR
Pacific Ocean, Bell Creek, Tecolote Creek, Eagles Canyon, Las Vargad Canyon, Gato Canyon, Llagas
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Gaviota
Other Information
Conitunue Waterways: Canyon, Canada del Corral drainages. Continue Parcel No (s): 079-140-018, 079-140-042, 079-140-043, 079-140-050, 079-140-051, 079-140-052, 079-140-056, 079-150-020, 079-150-021, 079-150-029, 079-150-047, 079-150-048, 079-150-049, 079-150-051, 079-150-052, 079-150-053, 079-150-054, 079-150-057, 081-230-021, 081-230-024, 081-250-012, 081-250-016

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Crude oil transportation pipeline)
Local Action
Use Permit Local Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Coastal Zone Drainage/Absorption Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Coastal Commission California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 California State Lands Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5

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