Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Merced County Regional Waste Management Authority (MCRWA)
Document Title
Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
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
Agency Name
Merced County Regional Waste Management Authority
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Merced County Regional Waste Mgt Authority
Contact Types
Project Applicant


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

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), 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
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Development Types
Other (Gas capture, transmission , and conversion facilities)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Energy


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