White Mountain Research Center Energy and Water Efficiency


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
White Mountain Research Center Energy and Water Efficiency
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed will provide necessary infrastructure to meet the needs of the growing community and future interest in WMRC. The new infrastructure will alleviate stress upon the current inadequate and undersized systems. WCB Project ID: 2021109.

Contact Information

John P. Donnelly
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation Board
Job Title
Executive Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Inyo, Mono
Southern California
Other Information
White Mountain Research Center (WMRC) Owens Valley Station is located 3 miles east of Bishop on a 32-acre plot. Crooked Creek Station is situated in the heart of the White Mountains at 10,100 ft on USFS land.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301, Class 1 (Existing Facilities) and Section 15303, Class 3 (New Construction)
Reasons for Exemption
Project will consist of a 16,000Ah battery bank at Crooked Creek, an energy efficient domestic well, an upgraded 600amp service panel and a 52Kw solar parking structure at Owens Valley Station.


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