East Brawley Geothermal Development Project

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2010061054
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
East Brawley Geothermal Development Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received

Document Description
The project would construct a new 49.9 net megawatt binary power plant composed of six Ormat Energy Converters, an expanded geothermal well field beyond the six exploration wells, and pipelines to carry the geothermal brine to the power plant. Also to be constructed are pipelines to carry the cooled brine to injection wells, pipelines to distribute noncondensible gas from production wells to the power plant area and injection wells, an electrical transmission line to interconnect to the substation at the North Brawley 1 Geothermal Power Plant, and water pipelines to bring water from the City of Brawley's treatment plant upgrade, with supplemental water supplied by IID to the power plant for cooling water.

Contact Information
Armando Villa
Imperial County
801 Main Street
El Centro, CA 92243

760-482-4236

Location

Coordinates
33°1'2"N 115°30'39"W
Cities
Brawley
Counties
Imperial
Cross Streets
Ward Road & Best Road
Zip
92231
Total Acres
32.81
Parcel #
037-090-006; 037-100-(001,003,004,005,006,007); 037-110-(004,005,007,009,015,016);
State Highways
SR 78, 111
Railways
UPRR
Airports
Brawley Municipal
Schools
Brawley Union HS District Migrant Education
Waterways
New River, agricultural canals
Township
13S
Range
14E
Section
15
Base
SBB&M
Other Information
Continue Total Acres: for geothermal plant. 3.713 acres for geothermal pipelines Continue Pacel No(s): 037-120-(030,031); 037-140-(001,002,005,006,009,011,013,014,015,017,018,019); 037-150-(015,016,019); 037-160 (016,017,027,047): 037-180-(009,011)

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Geothermal (49.9MW Watts)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Wildlife Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Public Services Noise Geologic/Seismic Drainage/Absorption Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Colorado River Board Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 11 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency
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