PINE CREEK MINE HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT

2 Documents in 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
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

Name
Phillip Meyer
Agency Name
State Water Resources Control Board
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Agency Name
Pine Creek Mine, LLC
Contact Types
Project Applicant

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 Types
Power (Hydropower)(Megawatts 5600)
Local Actions
CWA 401
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Vegetation, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB)

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