Laurel Cluster Solar Farms

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2017121078
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
Laurel Cluster Solar Farms
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
11/30/2020
Project Applicant
8minute Solar Energy
Present Land Use
Agricultural

Document Description
The Project is a Power Purchase Agreement between the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and 8minute Solar Energy to purchase 100 MW of capacity and associated energy from Laurel Cluster Solar Farms, a proposed solar photovoltaic facility, for the period of 25 years. The Board of Supervisors of the County of Imperial, as the CEQA lead agency, certified the Final EIR for and approved the Laurel Cluster Solar Farms project on January 15, 2019. This is to advise that the California Department of Water Resources, as a Responsible Agency, has approved the above described project on November 25, 2020.

Contact Information
Deane Burk
California Department of Water Resources
2135 Butano Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95825

Phone : (916) 574-0669
Deane.Burk@water.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Imperial
Other Location Info
Unincorporated area in Imperial County, approximately 8 miles southwest of the City of El Centro. The proposed solar photovoltaic facility is generally located south of I-8, west of Drew Road and Vogel Road, north of Mandrapa Road, and east of the Westside Main Canal and Westmorland Road.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Department of Water Resources
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Imperial County Planning & Development Services Department, 801 Main Street, El Centro, CA 92243

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
8solarPPA_NOD   PDF 149 K PARO_CEQA_Findings_LaurelClusterFor8ME Nov2020 Signed 11-25-2020   PDF 1945 K

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