PINE CREEK MINE HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT

Summary

SCH Number
2020069038
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
PINE CREEK MINE HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Project Applicant
Pine Creek Mine, LLC
Present Land Use
Rural Protection/Open Space

Document Description
The Project will be located along Pine Creek and Morgan Creek near the City of Bishop, in Inyo County. The Project involves the installation of a hydroelectric turbine within an existing mine adit. All other Project features (e.g., portals, electrical wiring, and access routes) are existing. The Project site is identified as a private inholding, surrounded by United States Forest Service land. The Project would generate an estimated 5,600 megawatt-hours of energy annually.

Contact Information
Phillip Meyer
State Water Resources Control Board
P.O. Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812

Phone : (916) 341-5369

Location

Cities
Bishop
Counties
Inyo
Cross Streets
Pine Creek Road
Zip
93514
Total Acres
36.12
Parcel #
009-300-04; 009-300-02; and 009-300-05
Waterways
Pine Creek, Morgan Creek
Township
7S
Range
30W
Section
8
Base
SanBernd

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power (Hydropower)(5600 Watts)
Local Action
CWA 401
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Biological Resources Forest Land/Fire Hazard Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply
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 Energy 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 Drinking Water California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6

Attachments

Environmental Document
Appendix A_red   PDF 2438 K Appendix B_red   PDF 1848 K Appendix C_red   PDF 220 K Appendix D_red   PDF 5655 K Appendix E_red   PDF 8321 K Appendix F_red   PDF 6419 K Appendix G_red   PDF 20590 K Appendix H_red   PDF 15130 K Appendix I_red   PDF 415 K Appendix J_red   PDF 5027 K Appendix K_red   PDF 1345 K Appendix L_red   PDF 317 K NOI   PDF 133 K
NOC
NOC   PDF 1006 K
State Comments
2020069038_CDFW Comment   PDF 286 K 2020069038_NAHC Comment   PDF 292 K 2020069038_RWQCB Comment   PDF 317 K

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