Ten West Link 500-kilovolt (kV) Transmission Line Project (Draft EIS and Draft RMPAs)

Summary

SCH Number
2018094003
Lead Agency
Bureau of Land Management (U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management)
Document Title
Ten West Link 500-kilovolt (kV) Transmission Line Project (Draft EIS and Draft RMPAs)
Document Type
EIS - Draft EIS
Received

Document Description
Note: Review Per Lead Delaney Colorado River Transmission, LLC proposes to construct, operate, maintain, and decommission an electric transmission project in western Arizona and eastern California. The proposed project would consist of a 500-kV transmission line traversing provide interconnection capability for new energy projects located near the proposed project. The proposed 500-kV transmission line would install transmission supporting structures between 72 and 190 ft in height, conductors, overhead ground wire, and a new series compensation system substation. The 17-mile portion of the proposed project in California would begin at the Colorado River Substation west of the city of Blythe and run eastward to the Colorado River near the I-10 corridor in eastern Riverside County, CA.

Contact Information
Eddie Arreola
U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management
One North Central Ave
Phoenix, CA 85004

602-417-9505

Location

Cities
Blythe
Counties
Riverside
Cross Streets
Multiple
Zip
92225
Parcel #
multiple
State Highways
I-10/Hwy 78
Airports
Blythe Airport
Schools
Felix J Appleby ES, Ruth Brown ES
Waterways
Colorado River, Canals/Irrigation Ditches for Waterways
Township
mult
Range
mult
Section
mult
Base
mult

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Other Power Type (Transmission line in established utility corridor)(500 kV Watts)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: CPUC
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Issues Other Issues: GHG, EMF
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 8 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Colorado River Board Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Lands Commission
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