Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Merced County Regional Waste Management Authority (Merced County Regional Waste Management Authority)
Document Title
Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
Merced County Regional Waste Mgt Authority
Present Land Use

Document Description
The project would construct additional landfill gas capture facilities at the Hwy 59 Landfill, install microturbines and other infrastructure necessary to convert the landfill gas to energy at the UC Merced campus, and install an underground pipeline connecting the two termini.

Contact Information
Jerry Lawrie
Merced County Regional Waste Management Authority
7040 N. Highway 59
Merced, CA 95348

Phone : (209) 723-4481


Cross Streets
SR 59, Bellevue Road, lake Road
Parcel #
State Highways
UC Merced
Fahrens Crk, Sells lat., Yosemite Lat. , Fairfield Canal

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Gas capture, transmission , and conversion facilities)
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects Energy
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 10 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 California State Lands Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Central Valley Flood Protection Board


Environmental Document
Apdx A   PDF 651 K Apdx B   PDF 9956 K Apdx C   PDF 19444 K Apdx D   PDF 65 K Apdx E   PDF 204 K Apdx F   PDF 235 K LFGTE Project NOI   PDF 43 K LFGTE Public IS-MND 6   PDF 6884 K Memo-Extended Review With Attachment   PDF 72 K sum form   PDF 483 K
noc   PDF 1626 K
State Comments
2019069063_FloodProtectionBoard_Landfill_gas_comment   PDF 1883 K

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