Revisions to the Kern County Zoning Ordinance - 2015 (C), Focus on Oil and Gas Local Permitting Aera-052-0009

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Summary

SCH Number
2013081079
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Revisions to the Kern County Zoning Ordinance - 2015 (C), Focus on Oil and Gas Local Permitting Aera-052-0009
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The originally approved project consists of an amendment to Title 19 Kern County Zoning Ordinance (July 2012), with focus on Ch. 19.98 (Oil and Gas Production), to include new site development standards for all oil and gas exploration, extraction, operations, and production activities in unincorporated Kern County. DOGGR, as the Responsible Agency, will be issuing a permit for the proposed project activity, which consists of the following: Aera Energy LLC (Aera) proposes to hydraulically fracture 9 wells which is expected to take 3 days, or less per well, including placement of portable tanks and all ancillary equipment to support the closed loop system, as well as the well stimulation treatments (WST). The wells are in a densely developed oilfield (South Belridge) and drilling commenced in 2016.

Contact Information
Jan Perez
Dept. of Conservation
801 K Street, MS 18-05
Sacramento, CA 95814

916-445-9686

Location

Counties
Kern
Zip
93560
Total Acres
3110 sq mi
Parcel #
Multiple
State Highways
Hwy 99, 58, 43, 46, 119, 223, 20
Railways
Multiple
Airports
Multiple
Schools
Multiple
Waterways
Kern River
Other Location Info
Multiple

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
http://pcd.kerndsa.com/oil-gas-zoning-amendment

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(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
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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