Demonstrating a Secure, Reliable, Low-Carbon Community Microgrid at the Blue Lake Rancheria

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Summary

SCH Number
2015052023
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Demonstrating a Secure, Reliable, Low-Carbon Community Microgrid at the Blue Lake Rancheria
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
6/10/2015
Present Land Use
Sovereign Tribal Land

Document Description
California Energy Commission staff proposes that the Energy Commission enter into a $5 million Electric Program Investment Charge grant agreement with the Schatz Energy Research Center of the Humboldt State University Sponsored Programs Foundation to build a microgrid at the Blue Lake Rancheria at 428 Chartin Road, Blue Lake, CA 95525. BLR is a federally recognized Native-American Tribe located in Blue Lake, Humboldt County, CA. The project would be constructed on land that is self-governed by BLR and is subject to BLR's Tribal Ordinance, including environmental review.

Contact Information
Eli Harland
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-43
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 327-1463

Location

Coordinates
40°53'0"N 123°59'53"W
Cities
Blue Lake
Counties
Humboldt
Cross Streets
428 Chartin Road
Zip
95525
Total Acres
2
Parcel #
No
State Highways
Hwy 299
Railways
No
Airports
No
Schools
Blue Lake ES
Waterways
Mad River
Township
6N
Range
2E
Section
19

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Energy Commission
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
http://www.energy.ca.gov/business_meetings/2015_packets/2015-06-10/index.html

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
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(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
No
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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