Wright Solar Park Conditional Use Permit Application CUP 12-017

8 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2013101071
Lead Agency
Merced County
Document Title
Wright Solar Park Conditional Use Permit Application CUP 12-017
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Exclusive Agriculture (A-2) Zone/Foothill Pasture General Plan Designation CU: Agriculture/Grazing

Document Description
Wright Solar Park, LLC (applicant) proposes to develop, own, and operate a 200-MW alternating current ground-mounted solar PV power plant located on leased and purchased agricultural lands in unincorporated Merced County, CA. The applicant has filed a CUP application with Merced County (Application No. CUP 12-017) for the proposed project to allow for the construction, operation, and maintenance of such facilities for the long-term generation of clean renewable energy from solar power. In addition, the project would include cancellation of the Williamson Act contracts covering 1282.45 acres of the project site.

Contact Information
James Holland
Merced County
2222 M Street
Merced, CA 95340

Phone : 209 385 7654 x4407

Location

Coordinates
37°0'42"N 120°57'5"W
Counties
Merced
Cross Streets
Billy Wright Road and SR 33 / 152
Zip
93635
Total Acres
2732
Parcel #
Multiple
State Highways
Hwy 33/152 and I-5
Schools
Los Banos HS
Waterways
Los Banos Reservoir and Los Banos Creek
Township
10/11S
Range
9E
Section
34/35
Base
MDB&M
Other Location Info
Santa Nella

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (200 Watts)
Local Action
Use Permit Other Action Other Action: Williamson
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Department of Transportation, District 10 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4

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.

Download CSV New Search Print