Delaney Colorado River Transmission Ten West Link Project - Final Environmental Impact Statement

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2018094003
Lead Agency
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Document Title
Delaney Colorado River Transmission Ten West Link Project - Final Environmental Impact Statement
Document Type
OTH - Other Document
Received
Document Description
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is a cooperating agency with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in preparation of the Ten West Link Project Final Environment Impact Statement (EIS). As lead agency pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the Delaney Colorado River Transmission’s (DCRT) Ten West Link Project, the CPUC hereby issues this notice. Pursuant to CEQA Guidelines §15225(a), this letter provides notice to interested parties that the Energy Division of the CPUC believes that the EIS meets the requirements of CEQA, and that the CPUC intends to use the EIS in place of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) in deciding whether to approve, conditionally approve, or deny DCRT’s application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the Ten West Link Project. The Final EIS was circulated as broadly as state law requires for an EIR, and notice of the Draft EIS was given in compliance with the standards set forth in CEQA Guidelines §15087(a). Therefore, in accordance with CEQA Guidelines §15225(a), the CPUC will use the Final EIS in place of an EIR without recirculating the federal document for public review. This notice is being given pursuant to CEQA Guidelines §15225(a), and will be posted in the office of Riverside County Clerk for 30 days as well as be posted at the State Clearinghouse. Due to the prior opportunities for comment from responsible agencies, trustee agencies, and interested parties during the EIS comment period, no further comments will be accepted. The Final EIS was published by BLM on September 13, 2019, and the Draft and Final EIS are available at the following website: https://www.cpuc.ca.gov/environment/info/dudek/tenwest/index.htm

Contact Information

Name
Eric Chiang
Agency Name
California Public Utilities Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Blythe
Counties
Riverside
Regions
Countywide
Zip
92225
Parcel #
multiple
State Highways
I-10/Hwy 78
Airports
Blythe Airport

Notice of Completion

Development Types
Power:Other Power Type (Transmission line in established utility corridor)(Megawatts 500)
Local Actions
CPUC
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (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, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Colorado River Board, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]

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