Pacific Gas and Electric Company Bay Area Operations & Maintenance Environmental Impact Report

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 - Bay Delta, Fairfield (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3)
Document Title
Pacific Gas and Electric Company Bay Area Operations & Maintenance Environmental Impact Report
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Project Applicant
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Present Land Use
Multiple, as project covers 9 counties comprising the Bay Area

Document Description
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has filed an application for an Incidental Take Permit (ITP) under Section 2081 of the California Endangered Species Act (CESA) with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW). The ITP would cover PG&E’s San Francisco Bay Area (Bay Area) Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and minor new construction activities for its natural gas and electric lines, and establish a comprehensive approach to avoid, minimize, and fully mitigate impacts on covered species and habitat (collectively “covered activities”).The ITP will provide incidental take coverage for three species, the California tiger salamander, Alameda whipsnake, and California freshwater shrimp (covered species), in the Bay Area for the next 30 years. The geographic scope of the proposed Project encompasses Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, and Solano Counties. Within those nine counties, the Permit Area consists of PG&E gas and electric transmission and distribution facilities, rights-of-way (ROWs plus standard buffers), lands owned or obtained by PG&E or subject to PG&E easements, access routes, and conservation areas acquired to provide compensatory mitigation for impacts resulting from covered activities.

Contact Information
Jim Starr
CA Department of Fish and Wildlife
2825 Cordelia Road, Suite 100
Fairfield, CA 94534

Phone : (209) 234-3440


Alameda Contra Costa Marin Napa San Francisco San Mateo Santa Clara Solano Sonoma
Northern California San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
Multiple (entire Bay Area)

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (ITP for PG&E's operations/maintenance and minor new construction)
Local Action
Other Action
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Housing Job Generation Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Social Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Coastal Commission California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 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 Transportation, District 4 California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning California Department of Water Resources California Energy Commission California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 California San Joaquin River Conservancy California State Lands Commission Delta Stewardship Council Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality


Environmental Document
PGE Bay Area OM-Draft EIR   PDF 51432 K PGE Bay Area OM-NOI   PDF 99 K PGE Bay Area OM-Summary Form   PDF 648 K
PGE Bay Area OM-NOC   PDF 433 K

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