Bear River Wind Power Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Humboldt County
Document Title
Bear River Wind Power Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
U (Unclassified) AE-160 (Agriculture Exclusive, Minimum Lot Size: 160 Acres) TPZ (Timber Production Zone), and AE (Agriculture Exclusive)

Document Description
Shell Wind Energy Inc. has submitted an application for a use permit to construct the Bear River Wind Power Project on private property located primarily along the Bear River Ridge in the northern Coast Ranges around Cape Mendocino in Humboldt County, California. The proposed project includes up to 25 wind turbines with the capacity to generate a total of 50 megawatts of electricity. The wind turbines would be arranged in turbine "strings" within a 500 foot wide corridor.

Contact Information
John Miller
Humboldt County Community Development Services Department
3015 H Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone : (707) 445-7541


40°27'"N 124°20'"W
Ferndale Rio Dell
Cross Streets
Bear River Ridge Road, Monument Road, Mattole Road
Parcel #
10201101, 10202101,10202102,10217303,10201202,10218104,10202202,10217401
State Highways
Oil Cr.,Guthrie Cr.,Bear River, Price Cr. and tributaries

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Wind (50 Watts)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Fiscal Impacts Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Coastal Commission California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Transportation, District 1 California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eureka Region 1

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