Public Review Draft Environmental Impact Report - Aramis Solar

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Summary

SCH Number
2020059008
Lead Agency
Alameda County
Document Title
Public Review Draft Environmental Impact Report - Aramis Solar
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
oat/hay cultivation and cattle grazing

Document Description
The proposed project would generate 100 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) renewable energy on approximately 410 acres of privately-owned land. The proposed project includes the construction and operation of a utility-scale solar energy facility and battery energy storage system and a parcel map subdivision. The solar facility would be comprised of the PV modules and associated energy collection system; project substation; battery energy storage system; and a generation intertie (gen-tie) line to connect to the existing PG&E Cayetano substation. An onsite operations and maintenance (O&M) building would be located adjacent to the north side of the proposed project substation and would accommodate up to four permanent operation and maintenance staff. Access to the project site would be provided via all-weather, rocked driveway aprons at four access points along Manning Road, two access points along North Livermore Avenue, and one access point along Hartman Road. The project components would be enclosed by security fencing. The undeveloped areas would be available for sheep grazing and may be intermittently grazed or left fallow. Water for project construction, operation, and decommissioning would be obtained via on-site groundwater wells in the Livermore Valley Groundwater Basin and/or water purchased from an off-site water purveyor and trucked to the project site. Construction of the proposed project is expected to occur in four phases over a nine-month period.

Contact Information
Andrew Young
Alameda County Planning Department
Lead/Public Agency
224 West Winton Avenue
Hayward, CA 94544

Phone : (510) 861-4557
andrew.young@acgov.org

IP Aramis, LLC
Project Applicant

Location

Coordinates
37°44'41.3"N 121°46'20.6"W
Counties
Alameda
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
North Livermore Avenue/Manning Road
Zip
94551
Total Acres
410
Jobs
400
Parcel #
902-0001-005-00; 903-0006-001-02; 903-0006-003-07; 903-0007-002-01
Waterways
Cayetano Creek
Township
02S
Range
02E
Section
16, 17
Base
M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (Solar Photovoltaic Modules with Battery Energy Storage System)(Megawatts 1,000,000)
Local Action
Use Permit Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Greenhouse Gas Emissions Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Septic System Solid Waste Transportation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (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) Department of Food and Agriculture Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)

Attachments

Environmental Document
Appendices_PEIR_AramisSolar   PDF 106612 K NOA_AramisSolar   PDF 110 K PEIR_AramisSolar   PDF 45615 K Summary_Form_AramisSolar   PDF 595 K
NOC
NOC_AramisSolar   PDF 247 K
State Comments
2020059008_CalGEM Comment   PDF 761 K 2020059008_CDFW Comment   PDF 360 K 2020059008_CDFW Comment   PDF 534 K 2020059008_RWQCB Comment   PDF 679 K 2020059008_RWQCB Comment II   PDF 657 K

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