Alta South Wind Energy (Project); California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2013-017-04 (ITP)

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Summary

SCH Number
2011051023
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Alta South Wind Energy (Project); California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2013-017-04 (ITP)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
5/31/2013
Present Land Use
Vacent, grazing, recreation / A (Exclusive Agriculture); A GH (Exclusive Agriculture - Geologic Hazard Combining); E(20) RS (Estate 20 acres - Residential Subburban Combining).

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is executing a Lake or Streambed Alteration pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game code. The Project includes the installation of 37 wind turbine generators and supporting infrastructure to operate them as a wind power generation facility. Major components of the Project include up two (2) permanent and one (1) temporary meteorological tower, on-site and off-site access roads, fencing, clearing and grading, underground communication cables, underground and overhead collection systems, overhead transmission lines, two (2) collector substances, a 7.6 mile, 230-kilovolt (kV) generation tie line, laydown area, and O&M activities. Grading for the Project will excavate, contour and place fill in a portion of Oak Creek and several unnamed ephemeral tributaries. Project components that will occur in CDFW jurisdictional areas include road construction, widening of existing stream crossings, culvert and rip-rap installation, and the trenching of underground electrical collection lines.

Contact Information
Lori Bono
Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW)
Central Region 1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : 559 243 4014 ext 350

Location

Coordinates
35°01'35"N 118°23'50"W
Cities
Tehachapi
Counties
Kern
Cross Streets
Oak Creek and Tehachapi-Willow Springs Road
Zip
93560
Total Acres
3,808
Parcel #
Various
State Highways
No
Railways
No
Airports
No
Schools
No
Waterways
No
Township
10N
Range
15W
Section
1
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Kern County Planning Department
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Kern County Planning Department 27000 M Street, Suite 100, Bakersfield CA 93301

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
N/A
(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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