Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan
Document Type
FIS - Final Environmental Statement
Present Land Use
BLM-managed public land

Document Description
The DRECP is a landscape-scale, multi-agency planning effort for 22.5 million acres in CA's desert, about 10 million of which are BLM-managed lands. The DRECP BLM Land Use Plan Amendment proposes to: 1) preserve, restore, and enhance ecosystems and vegetative types, and conserve sensitive species; 2) protect and enhance other resources and values on BLM-managed lands, including cultural and recreation; and 3) identify appropriate areas for the sitting of utility-scale renewable energy projects, and streamline environmental review and approval for projects sited in these areas.

Contact Information
Tom Pgacnik
California Energy Commission
2800 Cottage Way, Rm W-1928
Sacramento, CA 95825

Phone : (916) 978-4630


Other Location Info
Numerous (7)

Notice of Completion

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Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Minerals Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Cumulative Effects: Renewable Energy
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning California Energy Commission California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 California State Lands Commission Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Other Agency(ies)

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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