Fountain Wind Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Shasta County
Document Title
Fountain Wind Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Managed forest timberlands/ Timber Production (TP) and Unclassified (U)/ Timber land (T)
Document Description
The Fountain Wind Project (Project) proposes to construct, operate, and ultimately decommission up to 72 wind turbines and associated infrastructure with a generating capacity of up to 216 MW under Use Permit 16-007. The Project would be located on 74 Assessor parcels, which are privately owned, approximately 6 miles west of Burney. In addition to the wind turbines, the Project would include ancillary facilities such as transformers, lay-down areas, temporary batch plant(s), access roads, underground and overhead collector lines, an operation and maintenance building, and substation components.

Contact Information

Lio Salazar
Agency Name
County of Shasta
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
ConnectGen, LLC
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Burney/ Montgomery Crk./ Round Mtn.
Total Acres
State Highways
299 East
Mountain Union Elemen.
Other Location Info
Zip Code: 96069; 96065
Other Information
See NOC attachment for more details

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 Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), 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 Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
Development Types
Power:Wind (MW 216)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


Environmental Document

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