Blythe Mesa Solar Project

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011111056
Lead Agency
Riverside County
Document Title
Blythe Mesa Solar Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Active and inactive agriculture/Heavy Agricultural, Light Agriculture, Controlled Development Areas/Agriculture and Rural Community.

Document Description
Note: Extended Review Renewable Resources Group (Applicant), proposes to construct the Project, a solar photovoltaic (PV) electrical generating facility of up to 485 megawatt (MW) and 8.4-mile generating-tie line that would together occupy a total of 3,660 acres. A majority of the Project is within the County of Riverside jurisdiction. An approximate 334-acre portion of the 3,660-acre Project site is located within the City of Blythe jurisdiction.

Contact Information
Larry Ross
Riverside County
4080 Lemon Street, 9th Floor P.O. Box 1409
Riverside, CA 92502-1409

Phone : (951) 955-9294
jolivas@rctlma.org

Location

Coordinates
33°36'8.0"N 114°41'40"W
Cities
Blythe
Counties
Riverside
Cross Streets
Mesa Drive and Hobson Way (in vicinity)
Zip
90245
Total Acres
3,660
Parcel #
821-110-004, etc.,
State Highways
I-10
Railways
Union Pacific
Airports
Blythe Airport
Schools
Palo Verde Valley
Waterways
Colorado River
Township
7S
Range
2W
Section
27
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Other Power Type (Solar PV)(485 Watts)
Local Action
Rezone Use Permit Other Action Other Action: Development Agreement
Project Issues
Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Fiscal Impacts Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Land Use Cumulative Effects Other
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 8 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
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