Westlands Solar Park Master Plan and WSP Gen-Tie Corridors Plan

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Summary

SCH Number
2013031043
Lead Agency
Westlands Water District
Document Title
Westlands Solar Park Master Plan and WSP Gen-Tie Corridors Plan
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 - 21,000-acre site planned for 2,000 MW solar PV generating facilities, phased over 12 years. 2) WSP Gen-Tie Corridors Plan - including the following two gen-tie corridors; a) WSP-South to Gates Gen-Tie - an 11.5-mile gen-tie corridor extending from the WSP plan area in a 350-ft corridor along Nevada-Gates Avenues to the Gates Substation; b) WSP-North of Gates Gen-Tie - an 11.5-mile gen-tie corridor running parallel and adjacent to the existing 230-kV Henrietta-Gates transmission line from the northern portion of the WSP plan area southwestward to the Gates Substation.

Contact Information

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

Location

Cities
Kettleman, Lemoore
Counties
Fresno, Kings, Madera, Merced
Cross Streets
Avenal Cutoff Road and Gale Avenue
Zip
93245
Total Acres
21000
Parcel #
026-300-032, -033, -038, -043, etc.
State Highways
41, 269
Railways
UPRR
Airports
NAS Lemoore
Schools
Stratford Grammar School
Waterways
Kings R., San Luis Canal, Cal. Aqueduct
Township
20S
Range
19E
Section
14-23+
Base
MDB&M
Other Location Info
Stratford

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (gen-tie lines, substation upgrades), Power:Solar (Megawatts 2100)
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, Mineral Resources, Noise, Public Services, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, GHG
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Resources Agency, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), Department of Water Resources
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), Department of Water Resources

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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