Toste Dairy Expansion Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020069037
Lead Agency
Merced County
Document Title
Toste Dairy Expansion Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
General Plan: Agricultural Zoning: A-1 General Agricultural
Document Description
The proposed project would expand the existing dairy beyond its current permitted capacity so that the modified dairy would house 2,500 milk cows, 500 dry cows, and 2,950 support stock. This would represent an increase of 1,300 animals from existing numbers. The project would include construction of approx. 375,500 sq ft of new structures; 42,440 sq ft of structures would be removed. Approximately 14 acres of cropped acreage would be converted to active dairy facilities.

Contact Information

Name
Brody Patterson
Agency Name
County of Merced
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Agency Name
John Toste
Contact Types
Project Applicant

Location

Cities
Newman
Counties
Merced
Cross Streets
Santa Fe Grade and Brazo Road
Zip
95630
Total Acres
28
Parcel #
Various
State Highways
33
Schools
Gustine High School
Waterways
Newman Wasteway
Township
7S
Range
9E
Section
28
Base
MDB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Dairy Expansion)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Odors/Nuisance Insects
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 Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, 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 Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

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