EIR JKM 03-17; Camino Solar project by Aurora Solar, LLC (Avangrid Renewables, LLC)

Summary

SCH Number
2018061031
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
EIR JKM 03-17; Camino Solar project by Aurora Solar, LLC (Avangrid Renewables, LLC)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Received

Document Description
The project proponent id requesting a Conditional Use Permit to allow for the construction and operation of a 44 megawatt solar photovoltaic electrical generating facility in an A (Exclusive Agricultural) and OS (Open Space) District. Permanent faiclities would include: solar panels; service roads; on-site battery storage system; communication cables; overhead and underground transmission lines; and electrical switchyards; inverters and transformers; on an approximately 339 acre portion of 869 acres of land. Private lands comprise of 94 acres and Bureau of Land management public lands comprise or 244 acres of project. Water for the proposed project is proposed to be trucked from an offsite water purveyor.

Contact Information
Janice Mayes
Kern County
2700 M Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301

(661) 862-8793

Location

Coordinates
34°55'49.5233"N 118°26'39.60078"W
Cities
Mojave Tehachapi
Counties
Kern
Cross Streets
Rosamond Blvd and 170th Street West
Zip
92537
Parcel #
multiple
Township
10N
Range
15W
Section
variou
Base
MDBM

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (339-869 Acres, 200 Employees) Power:Solar
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 6 Caltrans, District 9 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency Department of Conservation
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