Grant for Improvements and Expansion of an Existing Facility - A Catalyst for Success

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Grant for Improvements and Expansion of an Existing Facility - A Catalyst for Success
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
General Plan Classification: Limited Industrial
Document Description
Yokayo Biofuels, Inc. is recommended for a $1,860,330.00 grant under the California Energy Commission's Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program solicitation PON-11-601 to fund the expansion and conversion of a biodiesel production plant in unincorporated Mendocino County near the city of Ukiah. The grantee proposes to update and expand their biodiesel production process by constructing new production, laboratory, and storage facilities. Project includes, but is not limited to, installation of three pipelines, removal of an existing structure, HVAC upgrades, fire prevention/safety upgrades, bioswale installation, resurfacing of the onsite hardtop, and improvements to the existing driveway. The project is located on an existing industrial site that is fully developed and that is surrounded by industrial uses and agricultural operations.

Contact Information

Jacob Orenberg
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Orr Springs Road and Industry Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 101
Northwestern Pacific
Russian River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eureka Region 1 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 1 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency
Development Types
Industrial (Sq. Ft. 7600, Acres 1.3, Employees 18)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Wildfire, GHGE

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