Recirculated Draft EIR for Estrella Substation and Paso Robles Area Reinforcement Project

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Document Title
Recirculated Draft EIR for Estrella Substation and Paso Robles Area Reinforcement Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Document Description
The proposed project involves the construction of a 230 kV/70 kV substation, a 230 kV transmission line interconnection, a new 70 kV double-circuit powerline between the new 70 kV substation and the existing San Miguel-Paso Robles 70 kV power line, and reconductoring of the existing San Miguel-Paso Robles 70 kV power line. The draft EIR was originally circulated for public review on December 8, 2020 and the public review and comment period lasted until February 22, 2021. Comments received on the draft EIR from Horizon West Transmission, Adams Broadwell Joseph & Cardozo, and Pacific Gas & Electric Company have necessitated recirculation of portions of the draft EIR. Specifically, the following portions of the draft EIR are being recirculated: Chapter 2, “Project Description;” Section 4.2, “Agricultural Resources;” and Section 4.3, “Air Quality.”

Contact Information

Trevor Pratt
Agency Name
California Public Utilities Commission
Job Title
Senior Project Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Paso Robles
San Luis Obispo
Citywide, Countywide, Northern California
Cross Streets
Paso Robles, CA and surrounding unincorporated areas

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Power (Substation and transmission lines; reconductoring)(Megawatts 0.001)
Local Actions
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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