McCoy Solar Energy Project

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2012054002
Lead Agency
Bureau of Land Management (U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management)
Document Title
McCoy Solar Energy Project
Document Type
EIS - Draft EIS
Received

Document Description
Per Lead Agency, Ref SCH# 2011101007, 2012011019 McCoy Solar LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources LLC (Applicant), proposes to construct, operate, maintain, and decommission an up-to-750 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) solar energy generating facility and related infrastructure in unincorporated Riverside County, CA, to be known as the McCoy Solar Energy Project (MSEP or Project). The majority of the MSEP would be developed on public land administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Approximately 477 acres of privately owned land would be included in the proposed solar plant site boundary. The Project would generate and deliver solar-generated power to the CA electrical grid through an interconnection at the Colorado River Substation (CRS) owned by Southern CA Edison (SCE).

Contact Information
Jeffery Childers
U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Desert District Office 22835 Calle San Juan de Los Lagos
Moreno Valley, CA 92553-9046

951 697 5308

Location

Coordinates
33°41'44.96"N 114°44'23.47"W
Cities
Riverside Blythe
Counties
Riverside
Cross Streets
North of I-10, south of McCoy Wash, east of McCoy Mountains
Zip
92225
Total Acres
8170
State Highways
Hwy 95
Railways
UPRR
Airports
Blythe
Schools
Palo Verde Valley
Waterways
Colorado River
Township
5S
Range
21
Section
36
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Commercial Solar)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Noise Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Fiscal Impacts Economics/Jobs Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Colorado River Board Native American Heritage Commission Air Resources Board, Airport/Energy Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 8 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency State Lands Commission
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