Vasco Winds Repowering Project

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2010032094
Lead Agency
Contra Costa County
Document Title
Vasco Winds Repowering Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Currently occupied by a wind farm. Portions of the site are also used for grazing Z: A-4 Agricultural Preserve District. GP: Watershed and Agricultural Lands

Document Description
The project involves decommissioning and replacing the existing wind farm. All 438 existing turbines and related infrastructure, as well as 286 additional turbine foundations, would be removed. The existing turbines would be replaced with either 35 Siemens 2.3 megawatt (MW) turbines or 50 General Electric 1.5 MW turbines. The existing Jackson Substation would be upgraded. Existing onsite access roads no longer required for the new project would be removed and restored to pre-project conditions through regarding and revegetation. Site access improvements would also occur at two locations on Vasco Road, one of which is in Alameda County.

Contact Information
William R. Nelson
Contra Costa County Dept. of Conservation & Development
651 Pine Street 4th Floor, North Wing
Martinez, CA 94523

Phone : (925) 335-1208

Location

Coordinates
37°47'35"N 121°42'9"W
Cities
Byron Livermore
Counties
Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Vasco Road, Los Vaqueros Road
Zip
94513
Total Acres
4,267
Parcel #
005-050-004 & 20 others
State Highways
No
Railways
UP - Mococo Line
Airports
Byron
Schools
No
Waterways
Kellogg Creek, Los Vaqueros Reservoir, Cal. Aqueduct
Township
1,2S
Range
2,3E
Section
1,2,36
Base
MDB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Wind (80 Watts)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: Greenhouse Gases
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Department of Transportation, District 4 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3

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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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