Downs Substation Expansion Project (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2014-032-04 (ITP) Minor Amendment No. 2)

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Summary

SCH Number
2012011044
Lead Agency
Public Utilities Commission (California Public Utilities Commission)
Document Title
Downs Substation Expansion Project (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2014-032-04 (ITP) Minor Amendment No. 2)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
This proposed Project involves the construction and operations and maintenance (O&M) of upgrades and expansion of the existing Downs Substation and performing modifications and upgrades to the associated transmission and telecommunications facilities in the greater Ridgecrest area. The Project is expected to result in permanent impacts to 11.33 acres of Mohave ground squirrel (Spermophilus mohavensis) habitat. The Project is expected to result in incidental take of Mohave ground squirrel, which is designated as a threatened species under the California Endangered Species Act (CESA). The ITP referenced above as issued by CDFW authorizes incidental take of species listed under CESA that may occur as a result of Project implementation. *See NOD for full details.

Contact Information
Laura Peterson-Diaz
CDFW
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

559.243.4014 x 225

Location

Counties
San Bernardino Kern
Other Location Info
This proposed Project consists of three (3) work activity components that occur generally within the northeastern corner of Kern County and within the northwestern corner of San Bernardino County spanning a distance of approximately 35 miles.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
1234 East Shaw Avenue Fresno, CA 93710

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
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No

Attachments

Notice of Determination
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