Rentech Rialto Renewable Center Project

Summary

SCH Number
2010111105
Lead Agency
Rialto, City of (City of Rialto)
Document Title
Rentech Rialto Renewable Center Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Received

Document Description
The proposed project consists of an industrial urban green waste-to-energy biomass-based fuel and power production plant that would be constructed adjacent to the existing City of Rialto Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). It is anticipated that the proposed project would make use of tertiary reclaimed water from the City of Rialto WWTP to minimize use of new water supplies and discharge a portion of the wastewater back to the WWTP or the Santa Ana Regional Interceptor Line. In general, the project would consist of the following elements: 1) a new access road on a portion of the Holliday Property; 2) an office, warehouse, control and maintenance buildings; 3) a raw feedstock handling area; 4) a gasifier unit; 5) a syngas conditioner unit; 6) a Fischer-Tropsch unit; 7) a product upgrading unit; 8) a power generator unit; 9) a wastewater pre-treatment system; 10) several; storm water retention ponds and off-site drainage to the City of Rialto Property east of the Holliday Property; 11) flares for combusting vent gases from startups and shutdowns; 12) an elevated pipe rack to transport materials from unit to unit; 13) intermediate and product storage tanks; 14) internal roads; 15) a retail and wholesale power interconnection; and 16) a new access road.

Contact Information
Gina M. Gibson
City of Rialto
150 South Palm Avenue
Rialto, CA 92376

909-421-7246

Location

Cities
Rialto
Counties
San Bernardino
Cross Streets
East Santa Ava Ave and Agua Mansa Road
Zip
92376
Parcel #
0258-141-14; 0260-061-37
State Highways
Hwy 101
Railways
UPRR, BNSF
Airports
No
Schools
3 ES, 6JH, 2 others
Waterways
Santa Ana River, Riverside and West Riverside Canals
Township
1S
Range
5W
Section
25,26
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Total Acres 40.3) Power:Other Power Type (Biomass-based fuel)
Local Action
Use Permit Site Plan
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Wildlife Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Sewer Capacity Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Flood Plain/Flooding Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Resources, Recycling and Recovery 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 8 Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 8 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance
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