Desert Quartzite Solar Project

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2015031066
Lead Agency
Riverside County
Document Title
Desert Quartzite Solar Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
W-2-10, formerly ag, currently no land use

Document Description
Note: Review Per Lead The applicant proposes to construct, operate, maintain, and decommission the DQSP in the southern CA inland desert. The project would generate up to 450 MW using solar pv technology. The project would occupy 3,616 acres of BLM land. In addition to the BLM ROW application, the applicant submitted a CUP application to the county of Riverside on Feb 25, 2015 (Riverside County CUP no. 3721), for 160 acres of privately-owned land adjacent to the BLM-administered land. Within this application area, the applicant has proposed a project that would occupy approx 3,770 acres.

Contact Information
Russell Brady
Riverside County Planning Dept.
4080 Lemon Street, 12th Floor
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone : (951) 955-3025
lross@rctlma.org

Location

Cities
Blythe
Counties
Riverside
Cross Streets
16th Ave/Seeley Ave
Zip
92225
Total Acres
160
Parcel #
879-110-001
Airports
Blythe
Township
7S
Range
21E
Section
NE/4 1
Base
SB

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (PV)(450 Watts)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard 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
Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 8 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Colorado River Board Department of General Services Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
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