Lost Hills Composting and Waste to Energy Project by Lost Hills Environmental, LLC

Summary

SCH Number
2019100659
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Lost Hills Composting and Waste to Energy Project by Lost Hills Environmental, LLC
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received
Project Applicant
Kem County Planning Department
Present Land Use
Existing Class III Non-Hazardous Landfill and Surface Mining. Kem County General Plan: 3.4(Solid Waste Facilities); 3.4.1 ((Solid Waste Disposal Facility Buffer); Zoning: A (Exclusive Agriculture).

Document Description
The project includes a request for land use entitlements necessary to facilitate the continued and expanded use of an existing Class III Non-Hazardous Landfill; the future construction and operation of an extended Aeration composting facility; and the future construction and operation of a Waste-to-Energy biomass gasification facility and associated infrastructure to generate a combined 3 megawatts of renewable electrical energy on approximately 337 acres of privately-owned land. Implementation of the project as proposed would require: a) Modification No. 1 of Conditional Use Permit (CUP) No. 1, Map 28; b) Issuance of CUP No. 13, Map 28; and c) Modification No. 2 of CUP No. 9, Map 28.

Contact Information
Ronelle Candia
Kern County Planning Department
2700 "M" Street, Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301-2323

Phone : (661) 862-8997

Location

Coordinates
35°38'29"N 119°45'56.9"W
Cities
Lost Hills
Counties
Kern
Cross Streets
Holloway Road & GP Road
Zip
93249
Total Acres
337
Parcel #
057-220-16; 057-240-29,50 & 60
State Highways
46
Waterways
California Aqueduct
Township
26S
Range
20E
Section
24; 25
Base
MDBM

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power (Bioenergy)(3 Watts) Other (Non-Hazardous Waste Disposal & Composting)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Public Services Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Department of Water Resources California Energy Commission California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Food and Agriculture 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 Native American Heritage Commission

Attachments

Environmental Document
Lost Hills Composting and Waste to Energy Project by Lost Hills Environmental, LLC   PDF 11807 K
NOC
NOC   PDF 874 K NOP Letter   PDF 592 K
State Comments
2019100659_NAHC_NOP Lost Hills Composting and Waste to Energy Project 11   PDF 239 K 2019100659_NAHC_NOP Lost Hills Composting and Waste to Energy Project by Lost Hills Environmental, LLC 11-13-2019   PDF 167 K

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