Valentine Solar Project (Amendment No. 1 to Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0153-R4)

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Summary

SCH Number
2015051069
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Valentine Solar Project (Amendment No. 1 to Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0153-R4)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
6/10/2020

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has executed Amendment No. 1 to Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2018-0153-R4, pursuant to section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicant, Valentine Solar, LLC represented by Javier De La Garza. The Project includes the construction of up to 35 at-grade road crossings and cable installation on 21 streams and up to 11 Solar Intersect Areas, which includes solar panel, underground cable and fencing installation, and grading of unimproved roads within 11 streams. Amendment No. 1 extends the time required to complete measures related to the permanent protection of habitat management lands for mitigation.

Contact Information
Carrie Swanberg
Department of Fish and Wildlife Central Region
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : (559) 243-8149

Location

Counties
Kern
Other Location Info
The Project is located within a larger solar development located south of Aqueduct Road, west of 132nd Street West, north of Hamilton Road, and east of 150th Street West, with two generation tie-in (gen-tie) line route options extending approximately 0.5 miles to the north to connect to existing overhead electrical lines, approximately 10 miles northwest of the community of Rosamond in an unincorporated area of Kern County, California.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Available to the general public at the office location listed above for the Lead Agency. The subsequent Addendum to the final EIR prepared by CDFW on August 29, 2018 and CDFW’s record of project approval as Responsible Agency are available at CDFW’s regional office.

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type 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 mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

Notice of Determination
2015051069_Valentine Solar Project   PDF 283 K

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