Castle Rock Springs Geothermal Steam Area

Summary

SCH Number
2020090303
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
Castle Rock Springs Geothermal Steam Area
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
9/16/2020
Project Applicant
Geysers Power Company, LLC
Present Land Use
The Geysers geothermal field

Document Description
The McKinley 17 grassroots injection well will be drilled on an existing (fully disturbed) well pad adjacent to two other wells. The pad is located approximately 175 feet south of the intersection of Socrates Mine Road and Castle Spring Road Road in unincorporated Lake County. The Lake County County Community Development Department, as Lead Agency, approved an Environmental Impact Report in August 1975. The California Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM) considered the EIR prepared by the Lead Agency and issued a Permit to Conduct Well Operations.

Contact Information
Tharon Wright
Department of Conservation
801 K St MS 18-05
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 324-9017
Tharon.Wright@conservation.ca.gov

Location

Coordinates
38°46'44.1"N 122°43'25.2"W
Counties
Lake
Cross Streets
Socrates Mine Rd / Castle Spring Rd
Township
11N
Range
8W
Section
26
Base
MD B&M
Other Location Info
The Geysers geothermal field

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Department of Conservation
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Lake County Community Development, 255 N Forbes St, 3rd Floor #323, Lakeport, CA 95453

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
No
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
No
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No

Attachments

Final Document(s)
G__DOGGR_Northern_District_Geothermal_GEO Well Records_033 (Lake)_03390757_CEQA operator checklist_6   PDF 12187 K
Notice of Determination
C__Users_arao_OneDrive - California Department of Conservation_Documents_Adobe_conservation_CEQA_NODs_20200909 03390757_20200915 NOD - DocuSigned   PDF 722 K G__DOGGR_Northern_District_Geothermal_GEO Well Records_033 (Lake)_03390757_CEQA operator checklist_UP for U13-16 Castle Rock Spring- Dill & Vought Lease - Thorne 5   PDF 820 K

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