Fountain Wind Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Shasta County
Document Title
Fountain Wind Project
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Present Land Use
Managed forest timberlands/Timber Production and Unclassified and Timberland
Document Description
The Fountain Wind 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, appropriately 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
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Burney, Montgomery Creek, Round Mountain
Cross Streets
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
299 East
Mountain Union Elementary

Notice of Completion

State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW), 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
Development Types
Power:Wind (Megawatts 216)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, 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, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Communications Interference


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