Imperial Solar Energy Center West

8 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2010061037
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
Imperial Solar Energy Center West
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Agriculture A-2 (General Agriculture), A-2-R (General Agricultural Rural Zone), and A-3 (Heavy Agriculture)

Document Description
Development of a solar energy center on 1,130 acres of vacant land previously utilized for agricultural purposes. Project would include a facility consisting of a ground mounted photovoltaic solar power generating system, supporting structures, operations and maintenance building, substation, water treatment facility, plant control system, meteorological station, and roads and fencing. The electric generating facility would connect to the Imperial Valley Substation via 230 kV transmission lines. The Imperial Valley Substation is isolated by federal lands manages by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The project plans a 120-foot0wide Right-of-Way from the project site, along BLM land to the Imperial Valley Substation.

Contact Information
Patricia Valenzuela
Imperial County Planning and Dvelopment Services Department
801 Main Street
El Centro, CA 92243

Phone : (760) 482-4320

Location

Coordinates
32°46'18.8"N 115°46'59.3"W
Counties
Imperial
Cross Streets
Dunaway Rd. and Strobel Rd.
Zip
92274
Total Acres
1056.9
Parcel #
034-360-075 thru 078; 051-010-007
State Highways
I-8
Railways
no
Airports
no
Schools
Westside ES
Waterways
Westside Main Canal
Township
16S
Range
11,12E
Section
13
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: El Centro

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Transmission Line Corridor) Power:Solar (250 Watts)
Local Action
Other Action
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 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: Special Designation
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 California State Lands Commission Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission Colorado River Board California Department of Transportation, District 11

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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