Golden Hills Energy Facility Repowering Project [California Endangered Species Act (CESA) Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2014-034-R3 (ITP)]

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Summary

SCH Number
2010082063
Lead Agency
Alameda County
Document Title
Golden Hills Energy Facility Repowering Project [California Endangered Species Act (CESA) Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2014-034-R3 (ITP)]
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
4/22/2015
Present Land Use
Large Parcel Agriculture and Agriculture

Document Description
This proposed project involves decommissioning a maximum of 775 existing wind turbine generators and repowering by installing up to 48 new turbines at new pad sites. The project includes building new access roads, widening existing roads, constructing new laydown yards, installing roadside rock-lined ditches and underground electrical collector lines, installing meteorological towers, and improving related infrastructure. The project will result in total impacts to 255.4 acres of California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) and San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica) habitat, including temporary impacts to 204.5 acres and permanent impacts to 50.9 acres of habitat. The project is expected to result in incidental take of California tiger salamander and San Joaquin kit fox, which are both designated as threatened species under CESA. The ITP referenced above as issued by CDFW authorizes incidental take of species listed under CESA that may occur as a result of project implementation.

Contact Information
Brenda Blinn
CDFW Bay Delta Region
7329 Silverado Trail
Napa, CA 94558

Phone : (707) 944-5541

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
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
CDFW Bay Delta Region, 7329 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type 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 mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

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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