Alta Mesa Wind Project Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-RIV-16203-R6

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Summary

SCH Number
2020120489
Lead Agency
Riverside County
Document Title
Alta Mesa Wind Project Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-RIV-16203-R6
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
6/8/2021

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number EPIMS-RIV-16203-R6, pursuant to section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicant, AM Wind Repower, LLC The Project is a repower of the existing Alta Mesa Wind energy facility. The repower project has a total disturbance area of about 93.7 acres including access roads, pad sites for wind turbine generators (WTGs), and operations and maintenance (O&M) facilities. The repower project will replace the existing turbines with 7 new WTGs on a total of 93.7 acres. The repower will produce up to a total of 27 megawatts (MW) of power. This will result in permanent impacts to a total of 0.64 acres of state jurisdictional resources.

Contact Information
Magdalena Rodriguez
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Responsible Agency
3602 Inland Empire Blvd. Ste. C -220
Ontario, CA 91764

Phone : (909) 844-2520
magdalena.rodriguez@wildlife.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Riverside
Regions
Southern California
Other Location Info
The Alta Mesa Wind Project is located on 93.7 acres of private lands in Riverside County, 11 miles northwest of the City of Palm Springs. From I-10, take exit 110 for Haugen-Lehman Way north, then continue on Haugen-Lehman Way, right onto Cottonwood Drive, then right onto Rockview Drive. It is west of the Whitewater River and east of Cottonwood Creek, shown on the White Water USGS 7.5-minute topographic quad (USGS, 1955). Access to Alta Mesa Wind is through the existing Mesa Wind Project Repower.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
Riverside
Final Environmental Document Available at
The Final Mitigated Negative Declaration report prepared for the project is available to the general public at the office location listed above for the Lead Agency. CDFW’s record of project approval as Responsible Agency is available at CDFW’s regional office.

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
Yes
(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

Notice of Determination
EPIMS-RIV-16203-R6_NOD   PDF 324 K

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