Pastoria Solar Project by Pastoria Solar Energy, LLC
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Undeveloped Grazing Land. Kem County General Plan: 8. 1 (Intensive Agriculture); 8.3 (Extensive Agriculture); 8.4 (Mineral and Petroleum); 2.1 (Flood Hazard), Zoning: A (Exclusive Agriculture).
The project includes a request for land use entitlements necessary to facilitate the future construction and operation of a solar facility and associated infrastructure to generate a combined 115 megawatts (MW) ofrenewable electrical energy and 80 MW of energy storage, on approximately 650 acres of privately-owned land. Implementation of the project as proposed would require: a) Conditional Use Permit (CUP) No. 9, Map No. 2 I 9; b) Williamson Act Land Use Contract Cancellation No. 19-02; and c) General Plan Amendment (GPA) No. I 0, Map No. 219 (Circulation).
Kern County Planning and Natural Resources Department
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno 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, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Power (Solar)(Megawatts 115), Other (Energy Storage (80 MW))
General Plan Amendment, Use Permit, WALUC
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
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