Dole Fresh Vegetables 5.4-MW Wind Energy Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Monterey County
Document Title
Dole Fresh Vegetables 5.4-MW Wind Energy Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
Foundation Windpower
Present Land Use
Farmlands, 40 acre minimum

Document Description
Proposed installation and operation of two (2), 2.7-megawatt (MW) commercial wind energy conversion systems ("wind turbines") to supply a total of 5.4 MW of renewable energy to power the on-site agricultural processing facility. Each of the proposed wind turbines would consist of a three-bladed turbine on a tubular steel tower with a hub height of approximately 291 -feet (89 meters). The diameter of the proposed turbines is approximately 416 feet (127 meters) and the radius is half that amount (208 feet or 64 meters) resulting in a total height (hub height plus rotor radius) of 499 feet (153 meters) maximum to the rotor tip.

Contact Information
Joseph Sidor
Monterey County Resource Management Agency (RMA)
1441 Schilling Place South, 2nd Floor
Salinas, CA 93901

Phone : (831) 755-5262


Cross Streets
Camphora-Gloria Road
Parcel #
State Highways
Union Pacific
Soledad Unified
Salinas River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Industrial (Installation of Fiber Optic Cable)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Geologic/Seismic Noise Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Traffic/Circulation Energy
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California State Lands Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4


Environmental Document
IS_PLN170257_120419   PDF 2878 K Summary Form   PDF 808 K
NOC   PDF 1360 K
State Comments
2019129020_CDFW_Dole Wind_MND_   PDF 7783 K

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