Vasco Road Landfill Refuse Volume Increase Project

Summary

SCH Number
2022030120
Lead Agency
Alameda County
Document Title
Vasco Road Landfill Refuse Volume Increase Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Landfill/Agriculture (A)/Large Parcel Agriculture
Document Description
The proposed project would involve modifications to the Conditional Use Permit (CUP-4158) for the Vasco Road Landfill to allow for a refuse volume increase. The project would increase the permitted height and refuse volumes of the Vasco Road Landfill. The expansion would occur entirely within the footprint of the currently permitted fill area. The proposed project would involve vertically expanding the maximum elevation of the landfill by 145 feet, from 1,025 feet above mean sea level (amsl) to 1,170 feet amsl. There would be no expansion of the horizontal footprint of the landfill. The proposed increase would add approximately 7,237,100 cubic yards (cy) of airspace capacity, increasing the permitted total design capacity from 32,970,000 cy to approximately 40,207,100 cy. The project would not result in changes to the permitted maximum daily tonnage, which would remain at 2,518 tons per day; permitted traffic volume, which would remain at 625 vehicles per day; permitted disposal acres, which would remain at 246 acres; or hours of operation, which would remain at 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays, and open on Sundays by special arrangements with management approval for commercial haulers only. Per the existing SWFP, the permitted landfill closure year is 2022, and the estimated effective closure year based on the landfill’s existing remaining capacity is 2031. The project would extend the permitted closure year by 29 years from 2022 to December 31, 2051.

Contact Information

Name
Albert Lopez
Agency Name
Alameda County, Planning Department
Job Title
Planning Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
Alameda
Regions
Countywide, San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
4001 North Vasco Road
Zip
94551
Total Acres
323
Parcel #
Multiple
Schools
Altamont Creek Elementary
Waterways
Vasco Creek

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 Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
Development Types
Other (Permitted landfill height increase )
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, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End

Attachments

Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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