Use Permit #2020-005, Initial Study #2020-001, Hooper

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lassen County
Document Title
Use Permit #2020-005, Initial Study #2020-001, Hooper
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
A-1 (General Agricultural District)/ " Extensive Agriculture" land use designation in the Lassen County General Plan, 2000
Document Description
Proposal to construct a 50-megawatt photovoltaic solar array and a battery energy storage system (BESS) that would store 25 megawatts or 100 megawatt hours of electricity, along with related infrastructure. Such infrastructure would include a substation, a dead-end tower up to 90 feet tall, 24 130-foot-tall steel gen-tie transmission line poles to interconnect with the Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric 120-kV transmission line approximately 3 miles south of the project site, access roads, and perimeter fencing. The project has an approximate footprint of 278 acres, not including the proposed gen-tie lines.

Contact Information

Stefano Richichi
Agency Name
County of Lassen Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Parcel #
137-170-012 and 137-170-013

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State 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 Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 2 (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), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan South Lake Tahoe Region 6 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
Development Types
Power:Solar (Megawatts 50)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Biological Resources, Hazards & Hazardous Materials


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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