Las Camas Solar Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
County of Merced, Department of Community and Economic Development
Document Title
Las Camas Solar Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
vacant with multiple zones and land use designations - see NOP
Document Description
Merced County is the Lead Agency pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the proposed Las Camas Solar Project (proposed project). Merced County will prepare an environmental impact report (EIR) for the proposed project. We need to know the views of agencies, organizations, and interested persons as to the scope and content of the environmental information to be included in the EIR. Agencies should comment only on the environmental resources that are within the agency’s statutory responsibilities in connection with the proposed project. Agencies issuing a permit or other approval for the proposed project will need to use the EIR prepared by Merced County.

Contact Information

Tiffany Ho
Agency Name
Merced County, Community and Economic Development Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
SR 33/152 and Interstate 5
Total Acres
California Aqueduct, Los Banos Creek, San Luis Reservoir, O'Neill Forebay

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 Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), 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, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT)
Development Types
Power:Solar (Megawatts 200)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Rezone, Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]

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