California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
Devers-Colorado River Substation No. 1 500-kilovolt Transmission Line Rating Remediation Project
NOD - Notice of Determination
Present Land Use
PLU: Utility corridor
Z: CBP-2, W-2, W-2-5, W-2-10, OS-W, Industrial park, light ag, I-L, M-SC, MU-N, N-A, R-1, OS and O-S, OS-R, PMP, R-A, RE-2-5, R-L, R-S, RD, SP, Watercourse, watershed, W-1, W-E
GPD: Ag, commercial retail, floodway, light industrial, medium density res, OS-R, PF, RE - Low density, res single fam, resource recovery, rural desert, rural res, tribal lands, vacant, water
The Project proposes to reconductor approximately 111 miles of existing electrical transmission line and replace the hardware on 374 existing structures. No new permanent structures will be built. Work will be done using ground-based equipment at 28 wire setup site and using helicopters at all tower sites. Helicopters will be used to transport workers and equipment to the project work areas. Flight pahs and landing zone will be along the existing utility corridor. Helicopters will use 3 local airports: Banning Municipal Airport, Chiriaco Summit Airport, and Blythe Airport.
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Coachella Canal, Colorado River Aqueduct
Other Location Info
Thousand Palms, Desert Center
Notice of Determination
Colorado River Basin Regional Water Board
Approving Agency Role
Final Environmental Document Available at
3602 Inland Empire Blvd, Suite C-220, Ontario, CA 91764
(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
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