Desert Sunlight Solar Farm

7 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011044003
Lead Agency
Bureau of Land Management (U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management)
Document Title
Desert Sunlight Solar Farm
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
8/22/2011
Present Land Use
California Desert Conservation Area Plan (1980, as amended). Multiple Use Class M

Document Description
The Applicant will construct, operate, and maintain a 220 kilovolt (kV) electrical transmission line (herein referred to as the "Gen-Tie Line [GT A-1]") in connection with its 550 megawatt solar photovoltaic energy-generating facility known as the Desert Sunlight Solar Farm located ~6 miles north of Desert Center. Gen-Tie Line [GT A-1] will connect the electrical output of the Solar Farm to Southern California Edison's proposed Red Bluff Substation. Gen-Tie Line [GR A-1] is proposed to exit the southwest portion of the solar farm site, run south along the west side of Kaiser Road, turn east just north of Desert Center, and the run south across I-10 to the proposed substation. The majority of Gen-Tie Line [GT A-1] is proposed to run under, along, across or upon the County of Riverside's Kaiser Road rights-of-way (a total distance of ~5.8 miles).

Contact Information
Jay Olivas
Riverside County Planning Department
4080 Lemon Street, 12th Floor
Riverside, CA 92502-1409

Phone : (951) 955-1195

Location

Counties
Riverside
Cross Streets
Kaiser Road
Zip
92239
Total Acres
~4,165
Parcel #
multiple
State Highways
Hwy 177
Township
4S
Range
15E
Section
multip
Base
SBB&M
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Desert Center

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Riverside County Board of Supervisors
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Riverside County Planning Department 4080 Lemon Street, 12th Floor Riverside, CA 92501

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 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
Yes
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
N/A

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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