Alamo Springs Solar Project

Summary

SCH Number
2016121065
Lead Agency
Castaic Lake Water Agency
Document Title
Alamo Springs Solar Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Received

Document Description
The proposed project is an approx. 130-MW alternating current (AC) photovoltaic (PV) solar generating farm. The proposed project site is located in unincorporated Kings County, in the southern portion of the San Joaquin Valley within Sections 25 and 30, Township 24 S, Range 18 E, and Sections 30 and 31, Township 24 South, Range 19 East, Mount Diablo Base & Meridian CA (Figure 2). This region is characterized by a history of farming, ranching, and oil exploration. The proposed Project site parcels are under ownership of the CLWA and used for limited agriculture and grazing. The entire project area is classified by the CA Dept. of Conservation's Important Farmland Map as "Grazing Land." No portion of the project site is under a 20-year Farmland Security Zone Contract, also referred to as Williamson Act contract. Kings County provided an updated Agricultural Priority Designations map classifying the proposed Project site as "Medium Priority" and "Low Medium Priority."

Contact Information
Cathy Z. Hollomon
Castaic Lake Water Agency
27234 Bouquet Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91350

661-297-1600

Location

Cities
Avenal
Counties
Kings
Cross Streets
SR 33/Twisselman Road
Zip
93204
Total Acres
985
Parcel #
50350017000
State Highways
33
Waterways
SWP Coastal Branch
Township
24S
Range
18E
Section
25/30
Base
MD

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Other Power Type
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Solar Power Gen
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Water Supply Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Septic System Public Services Geologic/Seismic Flood Plain/Flooding Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Native American Heritage Commission Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 6 Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Water Resources Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 4 Resources Agency
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