Habitat Conservation Plan for Elk Hills Oil & Gas Field Kern County, CA

Summary

SCH Number
2010081071
Lead Agency
Planning and Research, Office of (Office of Planning and Research)
Document Title
Habitat Conservation Plan for Elk Hills Oil & Gas Field Kern County, CA
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Received

Document Description
The project consists of the proposed 50-year HCP and the associated incidental take permit coverage under the California Endangered Species Act (CESA) and the federal Endangered Species Act (FESA) and other similar laws for the following: (1) the continued exploration, development, production, recovery and processing of oil and gas reserves on the 47,884-acre Elk Hills Oil and Gas Field (EHOF) over a period of 50 years, including the drilling of additional wells which could result in the permanent disturbance of up to 4,000 acres and the temporary disturbance of up to 3,000 acres of presently undisturbed land; (2) the operation, maintenance and repair of facilities associated with existing facility ROWs both on the EHOF and within a surrounding 2-mile buffer; (3) the installation, operation and maintenance of limited additional off-site facilities within the 2-mile buffer; and (4) implementation of the conservation program specified in the Section 2081(b) application, including the management for conservation purposes of Conservation Lands designated within the EHOF and/or acquired in the adjacent 2-mile buffer area or areas otherwise approved by the California Department of Fish and Game and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Contact Information
Julie Vance
California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG)
1234 E. Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

(559) 243-4005 x141

Location

Coordinates
35°17'3.8"N 119°27'17.9"W
Counties
Kern
Cross Streets
State Highway 119 & Elk Hills Road
Zip
93276
Total Acres
107,546
Parcel #
Various
State Highways
Hwy 119
Railways
No
Airports
Yes
Schools
Yes
Waterways
Yes
Township
Same
Range
Same
Section
Same
Base
MDB&M
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Tupman

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Habitat Conservation Plan)
Project Issues
Other Issues Cumulative Effects Land Use Growth Inducing Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Sewer Capacity Septic System Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual Other Issues: Greenhouse Gas
Reviewing Agencies
Native American Heritage Commission Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 6 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Conservation Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency
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