Lost Hills Composting and Bioenergy Project

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2019100659
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Lost Hills Composting and Bioenergy Project
Document Type
RC - Response to Comments
Received
Present Land Use
Existing Class III Non-Hazardous Landfill and Surface Mining. Kern County General Plan: 3.4(Solid Waste Facilities); 3.4.1 ((Solid Waste Disposal Facility Buffer); Zoning: A (Exclusive Agriculture).
Document Description
Response to Comments Received on the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Lost Hills Composting and Bioenergy Project by Lost Hills Environmental, LLC (Project Proponent). 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 Static Pile 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) #1, Map 28; b) Issuance of CUP #13, Map 28; and c) Modification No. 2 of CUP #9, Map 28.

Contact Information

Name
Cindi Hoover, Supervising Planner
Agency Name
Kern County Planning and Natural Resources Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
Kern
Cross Streets
Holloway Road and GP Road
Total Acres
337
State Highways
State Route 46
Township
26S
Range
20E
Section
24;25
Base
MDB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Non-Hazardous Waste Disposal & Composting), Power:Other Power Type (Bioenergy)(Megawatts 3)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), 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 Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), 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

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