Bucks Creek Hydroelectric Project (FERC Project No. 619)

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Santa Clara
Document Title
Bucks Creek Hydroelectric Project (FERC Project No. 619)
Document Type
SIR - Supplemental EIR
Document Description
This is a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) relicensing project pertaining to the Bucks Creek Hydroelectric Project located on Bucks, Grizzly, and Milk Ranch Creeks, in Plumas County, California. The 84.8-megawatt project includes the Bucks Creek and Grizzly Powerhouses owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Company and the City of Santa Clara, respectively. The licensees are not proposing to add capacity or make any major modifications to the Project or its operations under the new license.

Contact Information

John Davidson
Agency Name
City of Santa Clara
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
City of Santa Clara and PG&E
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Northern California
Cross Streets
Bucks Lake Road
Total Acres
State Highways
Bucks Lake, Lower Bucks Lake, Three Lakes, and Grizzly Forebay

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 Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT), 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), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Water Resources (DWR)


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