Panamint Valley Limestone - Conditional Use Permit

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Bernardino County
Document Title
Panamint Valley Limestone - Conditional Use Permit
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
San Bernadino County
Present Land Use
Site Is currently vacant and previously used as an ash disposal site. General Plan/Zoning designation la IR (Regional Industrial)

Document Description
The proposed project site is located in the Desert Region of San Bernardino County, in the north westernmost region of the County. More specifically, the proposed project is located in the unincorporated community of Trona in Searles Valley, California. Kern County is located to the west, as is the nearest major City Ridgecrest, while Inyo County is located to the north of the project site, and Death Valley is located northeast of the project site. The community of Trona can be accessed via Trona Road/Highway 178, which ultimately connects to Highway 395 south and west of the project site, and Nadeau Trail/Highway 190 north of the project site. Figures 1 and 2 provide a regional and local context, respectively, of the project location.

Contact Information
Jim Morrissey
San Bernardino County
385 North Arrowhead Ave
San Bernadino, CA 92415-0187

Phone : (909) 387-4234


35°0'3"N 117°38'6.6"W
San Bernardino
Cross Streets
Approximately one mile west of the intersection of Trone Road and Athol Street.
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Trona Railway
Trona Elementary and HS

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Industrial (20,744+ Sq. Ft., 62 Acres)
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 Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 9 California Department of Water Resources California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery


Environmental Document
Appendix 1 Air Quality & GHG Report   PDF 5676 K Appendix 2 Biological Assessment   DOCX 4159 K Appendix 3 Historical and Archaeological Report   PDF 3358 K Appendix 4 Geotechnical Report   PDF 7535 K Appendix 5a Preliminary Hydrology and Hydraulics Study   PDF 2885 K Appendix 5b Technical Memorandum-Groundwater Availability   PDF 1101 K Final Draft Initial Study   PDF 6939 K Notice of Availability   DOC 43 K Notice of Completion Project Description   DOCX 12 K Summary_Form_for_Document_Submittal- 1   PDF 590 K
NOC   PDF 1626 K
State Comments
2019119083_CalRecycle_H709 CalRecycle Comment Letter on Panamint Valley Limestone IS MND 1-3-2020   PDF 135 K 2019119083_CDFW_ISMND_SanBernardinoCounty_PanamintValleyLimestone   PDF 1715 K 2019119083_RWQCB_Panamint Valley Limestone_Trona_ISMND   PDF 298 K

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