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

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

(925) 335-1208

Location

Coordinates
37°47'35"N 121°42'9"W
Cities
Livermore Byron
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
Other Issues Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Septic System Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Economics/Jobs Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual Other Issues: Greenhouse Gases
Reviewing Agencies
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Caltrans, District 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Conservation Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento) Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 Resources Agency
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