Middle Fork American River Project Relicensing

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Summary

SCH Number
2012082046
Lead Agency
Placer County
Document Title
Middle Fork American River Project Relicensing
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
PCWA owns and operates the Middle Fork American River Hydroelectric Project (Project). The Project uses the waters of the Middle Fork American River watershed to generate electricity through hydropower operations. The Project consists of five powerhouses, two major storage reservoirs, and five smaller regulating reservoirs and diversion pools. The Project seasonally stores and releases water to meet consumptive demands in western Placer County and to generate power. The Project has a total dependable generation capacity of 223. 7 megawatts (MW), and an average annual energy production of 1,039 gigawatt-hours (GWh).

Contact Information
Jordan Smith
SWRCB
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

916.323.3645

Location

Counties
Placer El Dorado

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
SWRCB
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
144 Ferguson Road Auburn, CA 95604

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