Westlands Solar Park Master Plan and Planned Transmission Facilities

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Summary

SCH Number
2013031043
Lead Agency
Westlands Water District
Document Title
Westlands Solar Park Master Plan and Planned Transmission Facilities
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Land Use - Agriculture; Z: AG-40, AX GPD - Gen. Ag. -40 ac; Excl. Ag. -40ac
Document Description
Westlands Solar Park (WSP) Master Plan and Planned Transmission Facilities - Comprises following 4 elements: 1) WSP Generating Facilities - 24,000-acre site planned for 2,400 MW solar PV generating facilities, phased in 200 MW projects. 2) Henrietta to Gates Transmission Upgrades - Construct a second transmission line along existing 230-kV Henrietta-Gates line. 3) Path 15 Transmission Corridor - Upgrade to connect Gates Substation to Los Banos Substation; transmission route diverges from existing transmission corridor near SR 198, runs through interior of Westlands WD, and rejoins corridor at Panoche Substn. 4) Gates to Gregg Transmission Corridor - New transmission route running north from Gates substation and over San Joaquin River where it swings northeast and east through Madera County, then crosses SR-99 on approach to Gregg Substation.

Contact Information

Name
Kiti Buelna
Agency Name
Westlands Water District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Kettleman, Lemoore
Counties
Fresno, Kings
Cross Streets
Avenal Cutoff Road and Gale Avenue
Zip
93245
Total Acres
24000
Parcel #
026-300-032, -033, -038, -043, etc.
State Highways
Hwy 198, 41, 269, 33, 145, I-5
Railways
UPRR, SJVRR
Airports
NAS Lemoore
Schools
Stratford Grammar School
Waterways
Kings R., San Joaquin R., Fresno Slough, Cal. Aqueduct
Township
20S
Range
19E
Section
14-23+
Base
MDB&M
Other Location Info
Stratford

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
Development Types
Power:Solar (Megawatts 2400), Power:Electric Transmission Lines (Upgrades)
Local Actions
Master Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, GHG
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Delta Protection Commission, Delta Stewardship Council, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California State Lands Commission (SLC)

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