Initial Study No. 7998 and Unclassified Conditional Use Permit Application No. 3696


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fresno County
Document Title
Initial Study No. 7998 and Unclassified Conditional Use Permit Application No. 3696
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Dairy and Agriculture
Document Description
Allow an anaerobic digester and biomethane facility to produce pipeline compliant biomethane gas for delivery to a utility owner pipeline point of connection on a 98.14-acre parcel and 48.48-acre parcel in the AE-20 (Exclusive Agricultural, 20-acre minimum parcel size) Zone District.

Contact Information

Thomas Kobayashi
Agency Name
County of Fresno, Department of Public Works and Planning
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
W. Nebraska Avenue and S. Bishop Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
041-030-47S and 48S
Other Location Info
The subject parcel is located on the northeast corner of W. Nebraska Avenue and S. Bishop Avenue alignment approximately 0.76 miles west of S. Jameson Avenue and is located approximately 9 miles west of the city limits of the City of Caruthers. The proposed pipeline will run approximately 3.2 miles southwest to a point of connection with an approved biogas facility.

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State 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 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 Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation
Development Types
Other (Anaerobic Digester and Biomethane Facility)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, 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, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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