Atwell Island Solar Generation Facility Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
Atwell Island Solar Generation Facility Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Fallow land/cattle grazing/Exclusive Agriculture 80 acre designations
Document Description
The Project includes the construction of three fixed-panel array solar generation facilities and three substations totaling approximately 480 acres in area, in Tulare County, California. Each solar generation facility would generate 20 MW of electricity and include the construction of transformers and electrical panels on twenty 20x40 foot concrete pads, and would include low-impacts lighting and fencing installation for safety purposes. The project would also include the cancellation of 640 acres of land under Williamson Act Contract.

Contact Information

Cynthia Echavarria
Agency Name
Tulare County Resources Management Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
E of Road 48, one mile N of Tulare/Kings County border
Total Acres
Parcel #
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Alpaugh

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Solar Generation Facility 480 acres)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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