Tulare 40 Generation Facility Project (PSP 20-068)

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021040778
Lead Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
Tulare 40 Generation Facility Project (PSP 20-068)
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
vacant land (previously agricultural)
Document Description
The applicant is proposing a 40 MW solar generation facility located on approximately 237 acres in Tulare County. In addition to the installation of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules, both the north and south proposed development areas of the proposed Project would include the construction of an on-site substation, wiring and inverters, fence, access roads, and a new distribution interconnect power line along public road rights of way to the existing substation located approximately 2.5 miles southeast of the Project location at the Southern California Edison (SCE) Bliss Substation. The southern proposed development areas of the Project would potentially include a 5 megawatt-hour (MWhr) storage component in the form of batteries. The life of the Project is anticipated to be 35 years.

Contact Information

Name
Hector Guerra, Chief Environmental Planner
Agency Name
Tulare County Resource Management Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Tulare
Counties
Tulare
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Road 152 and SR 137/Avenue 232
Total Acres
237
Parcel #
195-070-025, 195-060-041, 195-060-050
State Highways
State Route 137
Schools
Sundale Elementaru
Waterways
Inside Creek
Township
20 S
Range
25 E
Section
2
Base
MDBM
Other Location Info
located on Sections 2, 11 & 12 of T. 20 S, R 25 E, in the Cairns Corner quadrangle

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Power:Solar (Megawatts 40)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), 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 6 (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, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Department of Conservation (DOC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Conservation (DOC)

Attachments

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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