Eland Solar and Storage Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0165-R4)

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Summary

SCH Number
2012011029
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Eland Solar and Storage Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0165-R4)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
5/27/2021

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2020-0165-R4, pursuant to section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicants, 68SF 8me LLC and 69SV 8me LLC. The Project includes activities related to the construction of the Eland Solar photovoltaic solar generation facility and associated infrastructure within 23 acres of an approximately 2,949-acre development area along with installation and/or modifications to the access roads and pulling site as a result of installation of the generation tie line for the Project. The Project will consist of the construction of nine (9) at-grade access road crossings, four (4) transmission workspace sites, one (1) transmission support structure site, one (1) pulling station site, one (1) temporary culvert crossing, and 14 solar intersect areas consisting of the installation of 16 desert tortoise and perimeter fence line crossings; 16 at-grade perimeter road crossings, 14 solar array panel crossings, and four (4) collector line crossings, within 24 unnamed ephemeral streams, some of which are interconnected in a system of ephemeral washes.

Contact Information
Heather Rodriguez
CA Department of Fish and Wildlife
Responsible Agency
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : (559) 243-4014 ext. 246
Heather.Rodriguez@wildlife.ca.gov

Location

Cities
California City Cantil
Counties
Kern
Other Location Info
The Project is located over 28 Project construction sites in 24 unnamed ephemeral streams within a 2,949-acre photovoltaic solar development area and gen-tie line, on both the east and west sides of State Route 14, southeast of the community of Cantil and immediately north of the city limits of City of California City in unincorporated Kern County, California.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW Central Region
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
Kern
Final Environmental Document Available at
The final environmental impact report prepared for the project is available to the general public at the office location listed above for the Lead Agency.

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
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

Notice of Determination
2020-0165_NOD_SCH 2012011029   PDF 214 K

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