Saputo Hylux Concentrated Solar Energy Project

Summary

SCH Number
2019079080
Lead Agency
Tulare, City of (City of Tulare)
Document Title
Saputo Hylux Concentrated Solar Energy Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Project Applicant
Saputo Cheese USA
Present Land Use
Vacant/ Saputo cheese plant/ M-2 (Heavy Industrial) / Heavy Industrial

Document Description
The Saputo Hylux™ Solar Energy Project (Project) is a Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Project. The energy collected from the Hylux™ CSP system w ill be in the form of heat and will be used to offset natural gas burned at the existing Saputo facility on Paige Avenue which is used in cheese production. The Project proposes to install a three-acre concentrated solar array on previously disturbed, but presently unused land at the site of an existing cheese production facility on a 40-acre parcel located at 800 East Paige Avenue in Tulare, California (APN # 18 1-100-032). The entire parcel is completely enclosed with a chain-link fence.

Contact Information
Mario Anaya
City of Tulare
411 E. Kern Avenue
Tulare, CA 93274

Phone : (559) 684-4217

Location

Coordinates
36°11'.61"N 119°20'6.02"W
Cities
Tulare
Counties
Tulare
Cross Streets
Paige Avenue and south 'K' Street
Zip
93274
Total Acres
40.36
Parcel #
181-100-032
State Highways
SR-99, SR-137
Railways
UPRR
Airports
Medford Field
Schools
Cypress, Lincoln, Tulare
Waterways
Tulare Canal
Township
20S
Range
24E
Section
14
Base
MDBM

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Concentrated solar array)
Local Action
Use Permit
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 Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Water Supply Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights Caltrans, District 6

Attachments

Environmental Document
Draft IS_MND Saputo Solar Project_For Public Review   PDF 3034 K Summary Form   PDF 118 K
NOC
NOC   PDF 1582 K
State Comments
2019079080_Caltrans   PDF 277 K
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