Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area Revised Conditional Use Permits

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Summary

SCH Number
2010082063
Lead Agency
Alameda County
Document Title
Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area Revised Conditional Use Permits
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
11/18/2014
Present Land Use
Large Parcel Agriculture and Agriculture

Document Description
The program is the series of actions by Alameda County to approve new Conditional Use Permits to allow new wind-farm uses in the APWRA, as allowed by the East County Area Plan (ECAP) and as conditionally permitted by the County Zoning Ordinance. The Golden Hills Wind Project will replace 775 old turbines with up to 52 new generation turbines for a capacity of 88.4 MW on 38 parcels. The Patterson Pass Wind Project will replace 324 old turbines with up to 12 new turbines for a capacity of 19.8 MW on three parcels.

Contact Information
Sandra Rivera
Alameda County Planning Department
224 W. Winton Avenue, Room 110
Hayward, CA 94544

Phone : (510) 670-5400

Location

Cities
Livermore Tracy
Counties
Alameda
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
North and south of I-580 just west of the Alameda/Contra Costa County border
Total Acres
43.358
State Highways
I-580
Airports
Byron
Schools
Mountain House ES; San Joaquin Delta College

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
County of Alameda Planning Department
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
Alameda County Planning Department, 224 West Winton Ave. Rm. 111, Hayward, CA 94544

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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