Desert Quartzite Solar Project

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2015031066
Lead Agency
Riverside County
Document Title
Desert Quartzite Solar Project
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Received
Project Applicant
First Solar Development, LLC
Present Land Use
W-2-10, formerly agricultural, currently no land use.

Document Description
The Applicant proposes to construct, operate, maintain, and decommission the DQSP in the southern California inland desert. The Project would generate up to 450 megawatts (MW) using solar photovoltaic (PV) technology. The Project would occupy 3,616 acres of BLM land. In addition to the BLM ROW application, the Applicant submitted a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) Application to the County of Riverside on February 25, 2015 (Riverside County CUP No. 3721 ), for 160 acres of privately owned land adjacent to the SLM-administered land. Within this application area, the Applicant has proposed a Project that would occupy approximately 3,770 acres.

Contact Information
Russell Brady
Riverside County
4080 Lemon St., 12th Floor
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone : (951) 955-3025

Location

Cities
Riverside
Counties
Riverside
Cross Streets
16th Avenue/Seeley Avenue
Zip
92225
Total Acres
160
Parcel #
879-110-001
Airports
Blythe
Township
7S
Range
21E
Section
NE4/15
Base
San Be

Notice of Completion

Development Type
Power:Solar (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
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics California Department of Water Resources California Energy Commission California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 Colorado River Board Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

Attachments

Environmental Document
Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix A_Figures_508   PDF 30549 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix AA_Comment Responses_508   PDF 1157 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix B_Acronyms and Glossary_508   PDF 124 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix C_References_508   PDF 310 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix D_Regional Affected Environment_508   PDF 1417 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix E_Relationship to DRECP_508   PDF 1012 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix F_CDCA Plan_Section 368_Local Plan_508   PDF 235 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix G_Mitigation Measures_508   PDF 807 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix H_Scoping Report_508   PDF 7849 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix I_Federal Jurisdictional Delineation_508   PDF 17240 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix J_Integrated Weed Management Plan_508   PDF 2254 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix K_Traffic Analysis Report_508   PDF 3726 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix L_Assessment of NECO Open Routes_508   PDF 834 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix M_Biological Resources Reports BO and BBCS_508   PDF 28175 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix N_Revised Desert Quartzite State JD_508   PDF 54447 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix O_KGS Eolian Report_508   PDF 216410 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix P_DQ Class III Report_508   PDF 13846 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix Q_Phase I ESA Report_508   PDF 23047 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix R_Noise Tech Report_508   PDF 7483 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix S_Preliminary Geotechnical Report_508   PDF 2019 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix T_Paleontology Appendices_508   PDF 9302 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix U_Visual Resources Technical Report_508   PDF 31013 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix V_Drainage Report_508   PDF 2970 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix W_Air Quality_GHG_Tech Report_508   PDF 5334 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix X_Groundwater Modeling Report_508   PDF 17092 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix Y_Water Supply Assessment_508   PDF 8614 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR Appendix Z_Public Comments on Draft EISEIR_508   PDF 15149 K Desert Quartzite Final EISEIR_Main Document_September 11 2019_508   PDF 5236 K NOP   PDF 898 K
NOC
NOC_090919_Signed   PDF 774 K

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