Downs Substation Expansion Project

5 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2012011044
Lead Agency
Public Utilities Commission (California Public Utilities Commission)
Document Title
Downs Substation Expansion Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
12/5/2012
Present Land Use
Substation: Vacant; Zoning: General Commercial; GPD: Commercial and Office Use (C)

Document Description
Upgrading and expanding the existing Downs 33/12kV Substation to a 115/12-kV substation containing a 115-kV switchrack and approximately 1,000 feet of new road. Routing an existing 115-kV subtranmission line into and out of the Downs Substation.

Contact Information
Eric Chiang
California Public Utilities Commission
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94404

Phone : (415) 703-1956

Location

Coordinates
35°37'18"N 117°41'20.75"W
Cities
Ridgecrest
Counties
Kern San Bernardino
Cross Streets
Downs St. & W. Ridgecrest Blvd. (substation)
Zip
93555
Total Acres
2.5
Parcel #
508-200-06 (4.6)
State Highways
Hwy 178
Railways
Trona, UPRR
Airports
Inyokern Airport
Schools
Ridgecrest Charter,
Township
27S
Range
40E
Section
5
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Inyokern, Argus, Trona

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Public Utilities Commission
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/environmental/aspen/downs_sub/index.htm

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
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(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
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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