Aratina Solar Project by 64NB 8ME LLC (8Minute Energy)

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021020513
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Aratina Solar Project by 64NB 8ME LLC (8Minute Energy)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
10/15/2021
Document Description
The proposed Aratina Solar project would involve construction and operation of five (5) solar photovoltaic power generating facilities that would generate a combined total of approximately 530 megawatts (MW) of renewable electrical energy and 600 MW of energy storage on 2,554 acres of privately-owned land in unincorporated Kern County. It is anticipated that approximately 2,317 acres will be utilized for the construction of the solar panels and permanent facilities

Contact Information

Name
Katrina Slayton
Agency Name
Kern County Planning and Natural Resources Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Boron and Desert Lake Communities
Counties
Kern
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Straddling SR 58 between Gephart Rd on the west and San Bernardino County on the east
Zip
93501
Total Acres
2,554
Jobs
25
Parcel #
multiple
State Highways
SR 58
Railways
BNSF
Schools
West Boron Elementary School
Township
Mult.
Range
Mult.
Section
Mult.
Base
SBB&M
Other Location Info
Within Sections 5 and 6, Township 10N, Range 7W; Sections 1 and 2, Township 10N, 8W; and Sections 33 and 34, Township 11N, Range 8W, San Bernardino Base Meridian, County of Kern, State of California

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Kern County Board of Supervisors
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
Kern
Final Environmental Document Available at
Kern County Planning and Natural Resources 2700 "M" Street, Suite 100 Bakersfield, CA 93301 or https://kernplanning.com/environmental-doc/aratina-solar-project/

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(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
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

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